Gidgee’s New Wallaby Joey is having a Pouch Party
Exciting news! One of the red-necked wallabies in our mob, Gidgee, is carrying her third wallaby joey. Gidgee was first time mom to Clifford in 2020 and had her second joey, TimTam, in 2021. It’s hard to know the exact birth date but we think that Gidgee’s wiggly joey is about two months old. Wallaby . . .
CMZoo’s 10-Week-Old Amur Leopard Cubs Have Names!
The critically endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in May have names! Allow us to introduce Basha [BAH-shuh] and Mango. Generous CMZoo donors picked their names. Basha’s name is inspired by the name of the lead animal keeper in Asian Highlands, Basia. Basia and Anya, the cubs’ mother, have worked closely together . . .
Check in With Anya’s 6-Week-Old Amur Leopard Cubs
Our 6-week-old Amur leopard cubs are doing great behind the scenes! Join Asian Highlands Lead Keeper, Basia, for an update on the two cubs’ following mom, getting more mobile, and communicating by making the cutest cub calls you’ve ever heard! Once they show keepers they’re mobile and comfortable enough to explore outside where guests can . . .
CMZoo Welcomes First Amur Leopard Cubs in Nearly 20 Years
UPDATE September 17, 2023 – Four-month-old brothers, Basha and Mango, are growing quickly and are full of energy! UPDATE August 29, 2023 – Mango and Basha are discovering the world, one pounce at a time! This dynamic duo is learning how to engage with the exciting world around them. They are often found wrestling with . . .
18 Months of Omo Magic
It’s easy to see how much Omo has grown since his first few months with us, but our 18-month-old hippo is doing a lot more than just gaining pounds. He’s hitting training milestones, getting more independent and growing some impressive tusks and teeth. Just like when he was born, Omo is still playful, curious and . . .
What’s New with Wednesday: Check-in with 2-month-old Giraffe Calf
Wednesday is our spunky and curious giraffe calf who is learning new things quickly and already starting training! When Wednesday was six weeks old, Wednesday’s mom, Bailey, had a few off days where she didn’t want to nurse very much. After observing this, keepers stepped in and fed Wednesday milk and grain from a bowl. . . .
Check in with Bailey and her One-Week-Old Calf
Join us for an update on our 1-week-old giraffe calf! In case you haven’t heard, 10-year-old Bailey had her second baby on Wed., Oct. 19 at 10:49 a.m. The calf is a girl and is already showing us that she is strong, brave, and very curious in the way that she interacts with her mom . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Welcomes Brand-New Baby Giraffe – and It’s a Girl!
MOM AND BABY ARE DOING WELL; GUESTS CAN SEE THEM TOMORROW Bailey, a 10-year-old reticulated giraffe at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, welcomed a calf to the herd today at 10:49 a.m. MT. Bailey and the baby are doing well and will be visible from a short distance to guests in the giraffe barn tomorrow, as long . . .
BABY WATCH: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Giraffe is in Labor
Bailey, a 10-year-old reticulated giraffe at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, is in active labor. The giraffe barn will remain closed and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will provide updates to media as soon as possible. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will broadcast updates from its Facebook page and YouTube live stream. Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/cmzoo Live Birth Cam (YouTube feed): www.cmzoo.org/giraffecam . . .
Bailey’s Pregnancy Video Update #1 – Oct. 5, 2022
Welcome to the indoor giraffe training stall, where Bailey’s keeper team is giving her a pedicure of gigantic proportions! While Bailey participates, Jason, CMZoo’s African Rift Valley animal care manager, gives an update on her pregnancy progress, and how you can join in the fun at home. Of course, this paint is vet-approved and nontoxic, . . .