Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Offers Peaceful, Recharging Experience at Silent Night
LOW-SENSORY EVENT ENCOURAGES GUESTS TO DISCONNECT FROM DISTRACTIONS AND RECONNECT WITH NATURE – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will reopen its peaceful, mountainside grounds for the community to enjoy an evening of mindfulness at Silent Night. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sun., Sept. 11, 2022, guests can recharge at this quiet Zoo experience with only the . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Establishes International Center for the Care and Conservation of Giraffe
The results are in! Last month, we asked for your help to finalize our logo for an exciting new endeavor. Thanks to your votes, we’re happy to share the final result and to tell you more about our program. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has established a first-of-its-kind giraffe training, knowledge-sharing and giraffe emergency response program, called . . .
Four Black-Footed Ferret (BFF) Kits Are Getting Curious About the World Around Them
The four black-footed ferret (BFF) kits born in CMZoo’s conservation center are getting curious about the world around them! This weekend, conservation keepers noticed Sriracha’s four 10-week-old kits peeking out of the den during dinner time. Confidence and curiosity are important traits of successful BFFs. Practicing quick movements like pouncing, running, batting, and even getting . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Welcomes Watermelon- Striped Baby Red River Hog
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo keepers were greeted by a brand-new baby Red River hog in the early hours of Fri., Aug. 12. They had suspicions a baby was on the way, and their suspicions were confirmed when they found Red River hog mom, Zena, resting peacefully with her baby, who appears to be in good health. . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s 21-and-up Live Music Summer Event Series, Tails & Tunes, Continues Aug. 25
HAVE A WILD NIGHT FOR A WORTHY CAUSE AT THIS CMZOO FUNDRAISING EVENT – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will continue its 21-and-up summer event series, Tails & Tunes, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Thurs., Aug. 25. There’s nowhere else you can feed a giraffe, have a drink, enjoy live music and breathe in the fresh . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s 21-and-up Live Music Summer Event Series, Tails & Tunes, Starts July 28
HAVE A WILD NIGHT FOR A WORTHY CAUSE AT THIS CMZOO FUNDRAISING EVENT – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will kick off its three-date 21-and-up summer event series, Tails & Tunes, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Thurs., July 28. There’s nowhere else you can feed a giraffe, have a drink, enjoy live music and breathe in . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Voted #3 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 sixth 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: #3 Best Zoo in North . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Surpasses $4 Million Quarters for Conservation Milestone
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and its guests and members are celebrating a huge milestone, having raised $4 million for wildlife and wild places, since the Zoo’s Quarters for Conservation (Q4C) program launched in 2008. Every visitor to the Zoo receives three “quarter” tokens representing the 75¢ Q4C allocation from their admission fee. They can then show . . .
THE FIRST BABY OF SPRING WAS BORN AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO – AND IT’S RIDICULOUSLY CUTE
There’s a very fluffy, adorably squeaky new kid on the rocks at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Around 3:15 p.m. on Wed., May 4, first-time Rocky Mountain goat mom, Lena, delivered a baby who was on her feet and working out her wobbly legs within minutes. “Rocky Mountain goat kids are famous for being capable right out . . .
Take Your Waddle to Full Throttle at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Annual Run to the Shrine Four-mile walk/run fundraiser offers once-a-year views from Shrine Road
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo hosts its 14th annual Run to the Shrine, featuring a waddling African penguin as this year’s event mascot, on Sat., May 14 and Sun., May 15, 2022. Saturday’s event is sold out, but there’s still room to join in the fun on Sunday! Run to the Shrine is the only time of . . .