Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Celebrates Military Appreciation Week
ACTIVE DUTY AND VETERAN MILITARY MEMBERS RECEIVE 50% OFF ADMISSION FOR ENTIRE HOUSEHOLD – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s annual Military Appreciation Week kicked off Monday, Sept. 13 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. All active-duty, veteran and retired military members and their dependents who live in the same household will receive 50% off the base . . .
It’s a Boy!
THREE-WEEK OLD BABY HIPPO’S DAD CELEBRATES WITH A BLUE WATERMELON SMASH – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo today announced their newest bundle of joy – a three-week-old Nile hippo – is a boy! To celebrate, 18-year-old first-time Nile hippo dad, Biko, smashed a watermelon with the insides dyed blue, with animal-safe food coloring. Enjoy this video, for . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Awards Savelii Memorial Fund Grant
As you know, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and our community raised funds in our time of heartbreak after losing our female Amur tiger, Savelii, in March 2020. I wanted to update you on the steps we have taken to put those funds to use and about the importance and conservation impact of this funding. Please enjoy . . .
Hip, Hippo, Hooray! Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Welcomes Its First Baby Hippo in 32 Years
With a final push, a little splash and some adorable baby hippo ear wiggles, 28-year-old Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Nile hippopotamus, Zambezi (zam-BEE-zee), welcomed her first calf on Tues. July 20. At 1:57 p.m., the baby hippo popped up from underwater, bobbed up and down, and swam right over to meet its mom. As long as . . .
RING-TAILED LEMUR MOM, ALLAGASH, WELCOMES TWINS TO WATER’S EDGE: AFRICA – Keepers at Water’s Edge: Africa were seeing double Sunday morning as they welcomed twins to the ring-tailed lemur family. Around 6 a.m. on Sunday, July 11, animal staff spotted first-time mom, 8-year-old Allagash (AL-uh-gash), holding an infant lemur and then confirmed a second stripy . . .
Enjoy Summer Music on the Mountain at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s 21-and-Up Tails & Tunes Evening Events
FOUR DATES, STARTING JUNE 24, OF LIVE LOCAL MUSIC AND YOUR FAVORITE ANIMALS – Ready for an adults-only night out with live music and your favorite CMZoo animals under the stars? Join us for Tails & Tunes on the last Thursday night of the month, June through September! The first summer music event of the . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Annual Fundraiser, Zoo Ball, Kicks Off Monday with Online Auction, Social Media Trivia
BID ON AMAZING ITEMS, LIKE THE CHANCE TO NAME OUR BABY LEMUR OR RED RIVER HOGLET! – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s annual fundraising gala is going virtual! You can be part of this CMZoo tradition from the comfort of your couch through online trivia, the Zoo’s social media channels and a virtual auction! “Our Zoo Ball . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Voted #4 Best Zoo in North America by USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards
ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD NAMED #3 BEST ZOO EXHIBIT IN NORTH AMERICA – For the fifth consecutive year, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been voted one of the top ten zoos in North America in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. This time, America’s mountain Zoo was recognized in two categories: #4 Best Zoo in North . . .
Double-Adorable: CMZoo Welcomes Two Babies in Two Days!
SPRING HAS SPRUNG WITH THE ARRIVAL OF A RING-TAILED LEMUR BABY AND A RED RIVER HOGLET – Two first-time animal moms at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomed their babies just in time for Mother’s Day this year! Rogue, a ring-tailed lemur, gave birth on Monday, April 26, and Zena, a Red River hog, welcomed her little . . .
A Life Ended Too Soon vs. The Consequences of Inaction
A message from Bob Chastain, President and CEO of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Read more…