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Akron Zoo welcomes Speke's gazelle calf

For the first time in its history, the Akron Zoo has welcomed a Speke’s gazelle calf. The female calf, named Aluna, was born on Jan. 4 and is doing great. The calf’s parents are the zoo’s two Speke’…
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Akron Zoo mourns the loss of beloved jaguar

The Akron Zoo is heartbroken to share the passing of its female jaguar, Naom. The zoo’s veterinary care team made the decision to humanely euthanize 18 ½-year-old Naom due to a recent overall decline…
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Snow leopard cub to make her public debut

The Akron Zoo’s snow leopard cub will make her public debut on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 10 – 11 a.m. The cub and her mom, Shanti, will be together in the snow leopard habitat. Today, the cub selected…
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Akron Zoo mourning death of penguin chick

The Akron Zoo is heartbroken to share the passing of their Humboldt penguin chick, Alberto. Alberto passed away due to injuries sustained overnight from other adult penguins. Alberto hatched on May…
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Musk deer born at the Akron Zoo

The Akron Zoo recently welcomed a Siberian musk deer fawn. The fawn, a male named Little Bucky, was born on May 22. Little Bucky is currently with mom, Anastasia, in their indoor bedroom. Father,…
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Snow leopard cub born

A snow leopard cub was recently born at the Akron Zoo. The female cub was born on April 29 and is currently in a private cubbing area with mom, Shanti. This birth marks Shanti’s eighth cub. She…
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