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Oldest Hippo in North America Dies at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Posted on: January 13th, 2014

Blackie, the oldest Nile hippopotamus in North America, was euthanized in his off-exhibit enclosure in Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s Africa barn today due to advanced age-related ailments. He was estimated to be 59, and it is...

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Animal Attractions: The Zoo Isn't Just for Kids on February 6

Posted on: December 02nd, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rachael FullerSpecial Events Manager(216) 635.3324 Fuller@ClevelandZooSociety.org CLEVELAND – December 2, 2014 –Tickets are on sale now for Animal Attractions hosted by the Cleveland Zoological Society....

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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's African Elephant Crossing exhibit achieves Gold-level LEED certification

Posted on: June 14th, 2013

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s African Elephant Crossing exhibit is now Gold certified through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification program. The LEED program is the nationally accepted construction industry standard for...

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Cleveland Zoological Society Receives $300,000 Pledge from KeyBank Foundation

Posted on: April 12th, 2013

Grant to Help Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Expand STEM Programming for Cleveland StudentsThe Cleveland Zoological Society and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo received a pledge of $300,000 from KeyBank Foundation for their

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