Sunday, October 19, 2008

Zoo News Sunday: More Boo at the Zoo events, bongos,lions and more!

Happy Sunday all you people out there in Bloggerville. Zebee here with lots and lots of news today. Let’s get started with all the Halloween and other festival type celebrations and then move into other zoo news.
Here we go!

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Halloween and more Events:

Looking for Volunteers for Zoo Boo on October 25!
Albuquerque is planning the biggest ever Zoo Boo. Want to volunteer?

Boo at the Zoo will be Merry, not Scary
This is a great and safe way to take your kids out to Trick or Treat.

Watch this slide show and see how the volunteers at the Indianapolis Zoo get ready for Boo at the Zoo.

Bats, cats waiting in the wings at the zoo
Boo at the Zoo at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Read all about it here.

Boo at the Zoo
Lots of fun activities here. If you’re in the Evansville, Indiana area, go!

Tricks and Treats: Zoos go all out for Halloween
Here’s the Toledo Boo at the Zoo info. Looks like fun!

Spooktacular Halloween at Auckland Zoo
This is the first Boo a at the Zoo I have found outside of the US. What to go to New Zealand?

Crowd Runs Wild Through Zoo
Here’s a follow up to the Friend’s Zoo Run at the Henry Doorly Zoo. See how many showed up in support of the zoo.

Perth Zoo and Memphis celebrate birthdays
Stop by and wish the zoo and Mephis the Southern White Rhinoceros Happy Birthday.

Lights Before Christmas Returns to the Zoo
Wow! Christmas new already. Mark your calendars and go if you’re in the Toledo area.

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Other Zoo News:

Virginia Zoo: We have become ‘bongo heaven’
Two new baby bongos in a week. Now go here and look at how cute a bongo baby is. You’ll want to take one home with you.

Rare lion is zoo's pride and joy
Why is this lion rare? Read and find out. Cool picture too.

Zoo Breaks Ground On Sloth Bear Exhibit
This is great news for the Tautphaus Park Zoo. It’s been 15 years since they’ve had sloth bears. Look at the plans for the new exhibit.

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I guess that’s all for today. All next week we will be sharing information about our book Zooprise Party / Fiesta Zoorpresa. Mori doesn’t know, but the big party is set for next Wednesday! And the books go on sale next Friday! Big week ahead for all of us at the ‘V Zoo’ and Laughing Zebra – Books for Children.