Sunday, August 30, 2009

Zoo News Sunday: Cheetahs, antelope and dinosaurs!

Good day all, Zebee here. Wow! We’ve sure got an interesting bunch of zoo happenings to share with you today. I bet there’s something here for just about every body. See you at the end.

2 weeks to extinction of dinosaurs at Detroit Zoo
Hurry over to the zoo before the dinosaurs go away.

Experience the new Backstage Pass program at the San Diego Zoo
Have you ever wanted to see what happens behind the scenes at the zoo? Then check this out!

Fu Long the panda celebrates turning two in Vienna zoo
Sounds like this was one cool party. Read about it and see a picture of the birthday boy.

A Wild Wine Event Awaits You at Kansas City Zoo's "Grapes With Apes"
This looks like a fun adult fundraiser. If you’re in the Kansas City area, read this and then go!

Two Cheetahs Join Oregon Zoo's Predators of the Serengeti Exhibit
Cheetahs are such fast animals. How fast? Read here and then click on the link to see the video of when they arrived.

Baby Antelope Video from the Brookfield Zoo
Watch this video of a rare type of antelope.

'Spiff Up the Zoo'
Have you ever wanted to ‘work’ at a zoo? This just might be your chance. It’s volunteer, and could be lots of fun. Check it out.

Go Gorilla! Weekend on Saturday, Aug. 29 and Sunday, Aug. 30 at Los Angeles Zoo
This looks like a lot of fun. If you’re in L.A. you really should check it out today.

Live baby panda webcam from the San Diego Zoo
If you like live webcams of zoo animals, you’ll find links here for them at the end of the article.

3 playful tiger cubs make debut at Hogle Zoo
Great slide show of these baby tigers.

Rare salamander breeding at the Toledo Zoo
This is a rare occurrence. Let’s hope the eggs hatch and we have baby salamanders.

Wombat joey on the way!
New baby on the way! But what’s up with mom’s name? Minibus?

Baby giraffes born at Binder Park Zoo
Two baby boys and boy are they cute. See them here.

Baby Gorilla on Display at Omaha Zoo
Watch this video and find out why this little boy is being taken care of by the zookeepers instead of his mom.

Atascadero zoo breeding tortoises
Read all about the erosa hingeback tortoise. See pictures of them too.

So, did you find something you liked? Let me know by dropping me a comment or two.

See you back here Tuesday with my summer zoo camp wrap up and see who the prize winners are. Oh, and it's not too late to send me your art work for the week. Email it to me at
We all look forward to seeing it.

Bye for now!
Zebee out.

posted by Zebee aka Joy Delgado
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