CMZoo Members Fund Migratory Bird Conservation Towers in Colorado Springs
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s members are taking the joys of birdwatching to another level – and the biggest benefactors are the birdies. In March 2023, as part of the annual CMZoo Member Conservation Vote, members chose to fund the purchase and installation of three cutting-edge technology bird-tracking towers that will support a growing global network of . . .
Electric Safari Ranked Third Best Zoo Lights in U.S. by USA TODAY’S 10Best
ANNUAL HOLIDAY LIGHTS CELEBRATION CONTINUES THROUGH MONDAY, JAN. 1, 2024 – USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards today announced that Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Electric Safari ranked third in the national Best Zoo Lights category for the fifth year in a row. This is the eighth year running that Electric Safari has ranked in the top . . .
CMZoo Responds to Dismissal of Lawsuit; Judge Rules Elephants Should Stay in Their Own Home
A MESSAGE FROM BOB CHASTAIN, CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO PRESIDENT & CEO – You may recall that several months ago, we reported that an out-of-state animal rights group sued the Zoo and me as CEO for the release of our five elephants to a sanctuary of this group’s choosing. For the past five months, we have . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Says Goodbye to Beloved Bhutan, Snow Leopard
FELINE CAPTURED MILLIONS OF HEARTS THROUGHOUT HIS LIFEFTIME – An adored member of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo animal family died from complications of advanced kidney disease late last week. Following his diagnosis earlier this year, we knew Bhutan’s time with us was limited, but it was still heartbreaking to lose him. Bhutan, a 15-year-old snow . . .
CMZOO LIGHTS UP THE NIGHT AT LAST 21-AND-UP EVENT OF THE YEAR: ELECTRIC MOONLIGHT
GUESTS WILL ENJOY FOOD, DRINKS, LIVE MUSIC, VISITS WITH THEIR FAVORITE ANIMALS AND HOLIDAY LIGHTS ON THE MOUNTAIN – Make plans for an adults-only mistle-toast to the season at Electric Moonlight from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 7, at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. There’s nowhere else you can sip cocktails, sample food, enjoy live . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Helps Expand Wildlife-Saving Mobile Shopping App to 3rd Continent
PALMOIL SCAN APPTM NOW AVAILABLE FOR CONSCIENTIOUS CONSUMERS IN AUSTEALIA AND NEW ZEALAND – Auckland Zoo and Zoos South Australia are the latest zoos joining Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (CMZoo) on a worldwide effort, led by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), to empower consumers to advocate for wildlife with their shopping choices. Smart . . .
BOO AT THE ZOO STARTS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20
ADVANCE, TIMED TICKETS REQUIRED FOR ALL SEVEN NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN FUN – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will feel the Halloween spirit when little ghouls and goblins attend Boo at the Zoo, starting Fri., Oct. 20, 2023. This decades-long Colorado Springs Halloween tradition is a fun way for families to trick-or-treat, enjoy Halloween festivities in a unique . . .
She’s ‘Som’ Kind of Wonderful: A New ‘Roo Arrives at CMZoo
RARE, ENDANGERED AND ELUSIVE TREE KANGAROO SPECIES RETURNS TO CHEYENNE MOUNTIAN ZOO – Late Tuesday night, a fuzzy little face emerged from her comfy travel crate. It’s Som (which rhymes with “roam”), a 3-year-old female Matschie’s tree kangaroo, and brand-new member of the CMZoo family! Only about 2,500 Matschie’s tree kangaroos remain in the wild . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Denver Zoo Play “Matschie’s-Makers” with Matschie’s Tree Kangaroos, Tristan and Pearl
MALE TREE ‘ROO, TRISTAN, IS MOVING NORTH TO HELP SAVE HIS RARE, ENDANGERED AND ELUSIVE SPECIES – On Wed., Sept. 20, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s 8-year-old male Matschie’s tree kangaroo, Tristan, hopped onto I-25 in Colorado Springs and headed north to Denver with one of his new keepers. Tristan’s mission? To help save his endangered species . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Shares Tragic Loss of Mila, 2-Year-Old Amur Tiger
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (CMZoo) and Toronto Zoo are still emotionally processing the tragic loss of 2-year-old female Amur tiger, Mila. Mila [mee-lah] passed away on Fri., Aug. 25, at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Mila moved to CMZoo in March 2023, after showing signs she was ready for her own space, away from her mother at Toronto . . .