CMZoo Welcomes First Amur Leopard Cubs in Nearly 20 Years
UPDATE May 24, 2023 – Our two Amur leopard cubs turn one week old today! Enjoy a few behind-the-scenes clips, including a big stretch, an adorable yawn and lots of wriggling and cuddling. Keepers say Anya is an absolute champion of a mom. She’s caring for her two cubbies, taking time to groom herself and . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo says goodbye to an elephant with a fighting spirit
MALAIKA, AFRICAN ELEPHANT, IS NOW AT REST – Malaika’s health struggles have been extensively chronicled and shared with the public, and in February 2022, we had braced ourselves and our community for the possibility that we may lose Malaika at that time. She had some very bad days late that month, but her fighting spirit . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Announces Dog Days at the Zoo
FOR TWO DATES ONLY, GUESTS AND ZOO MEMBERS CAN PURCHASE A TICKET FOR THEIR CANINE KIDDO TO JOIN THEM FOR A ZOO DAY! – Add an extra ticket to make your family outing complete! Bring your canine kiddo for a Zoo adventure on Tuesday, May 16 or Saturday, June 3. For just two days only, . . .
Welcome, Kay! The newest member of the tower has arrived, and she’s settling in with confidence and curiosity. Kay, a one-year-old female giraffe from Lincoln Children’s Zoo, arrived at CMZoo the evening of Wed., April 19. Because Kay needed to be bottle fed as a baby, she is extremely outgoing and comfortable with people, which . . .
There’s a Fuzzy Familiar Face Back on the Mountain
MOCHI, 24-YEAR-OLD MOUNTAIN TAPIR, RETURNS TO CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO! – A critically endangered, extremely rare and iconic species, the mountain tapir, has returned to America’s mountain Zoo. Meet Mochi [MOH-chee], one of only four mountain tapir remaining in the entire country. Longtime CMZoo members and fans may recognize him. Mochi lived at CMZoo from 2000 . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Annual Run to the Shrine Raises Funds, Heartrates and Elevation
FOUR-MILE WALK/RUN FUNDRAISER OFFERS ONCE-A-YEAR EXPERIENCE ON FOOT TO WILL ROGERS SHRINE OF THE SUN – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo hosts its 15th annual Run to the Shrine, featuring an East African crowned crane as this year’s event mascot, on Sat., May 20 and Sun., May 21, 2023. Where else can you hand-feed a giraffe and . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Voted #4 Best Zoo in North America by USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards
ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD NAMED #2 BEST ZOO EXHIBIT IN NORTH AMERICA – For the seventh 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 . . .
Electric Safari Ranked Third Best Zoo Lights in U.S. by USA TODAY’S 10Best
ANNUAL HOLIDAY LIGHTS CELEBRATION CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2023 – 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 fourth year in a row. This is the seventh year running that Electric Safari has ranked in the top . . .
CMZOO LIGHTS UP THE NIGHT AT ONE-NIGHT-ONLY HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR JUST FOR ADULTS
THIS THURSDAY, ENJOY FOOD, DRINKS AND LIVE MUSIC ON THE MOUNTAIN AT ELECTRIC MOONLIGHT – Make plans for an adults-only mistle-toast to the season at Electric Moonlight from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Electric Moonlight incorporates all of the magic of Electric Safari, plus the additions of live . . .
DON’T MISS THE LAST NIGHT OF BOO AT THE ZOO, ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been hosting sold-out nights of Boo at the Zoo since it started on Fri., Oct. 21 – and there just one more night to get into the spooky spirit with your favorite animals. Halloween night, Monday., Oct. 31, is the final night of Boo at the Zoo, and there are still . . .