Sunday, September 13, 2009

Zoo News Sunday: Cheetah record, fund raisers and new exhibits

Good Sunday to you all, Zebee here. I hope that wherever you are the weather is as nice as it is here at the V Zoo.

I had a lot of fun this week checking out all the zoo happenings around the globe. Sit back and enjoy the best of the best. See you at the end.

Cheetah sets new 100m world record
Watch the video of how Sarah won and how fast she ran.

The zoo's $6.8 million exhibit, which houses three lions, keeps the roar alive
See a picture of the lionesses in their new place. Better yet, go to the Grand Opening of the Oregon Zoo’s new exhibit. It’s this weekend.

Jack Hanna coming back to Peoria Zoo
Jack Hanna is helping the Peoria Zoo out with a great fundraiser. Find out all the particulars here.

This Cute Baby Orangutan Will Soon Be Placed Outside at Audubon Zoo
Read all about Menari and see what she looks like. She’s a cutiepie!

Endangered baby bongo born at the Louisville Zoo
I know Ringo and Paul here at the V Zoo are excited about this news. Look how cute she is.

San Diego Zoo's Celebration for the Critters
Watch the video and see how you can help San Diego Zoo help some endangered animals.

Book fair to benefit Springfield’s zoo
If you live in the Dickerson Park Zoo area, stop in to Borders today. Read all about the fundraising event going on there now through Tuesday.

Berlin's Polar Bear Knut Gets A Female Friend
See where Knut’s new friend is coming from and what the zoo director is hoping for.

Littlest patients find distraction, comfort in live feeds from zoos
What a great program for these kids! Read how the zoo and children’s hospital have teamed up and how much fun the kids are having.

Fun Facts About the Hogle Zoo
Have you ever wondered what the most popular souvenir is at the zoo? Or which months more people go to the zoo? These and more answered in this article.

Brookfield Zoo helps restore addax antelope herds
Read what the zoo is doing to help this species survive. Oh, and meet about Chad, the baby addax they are pinning all their hopes on.

Zoo welcomes big baby rodent trio
Read all about Homer, Harley and Hokey and see a picture of them too.

Bronx Zoo is the Birdy Place to be During Bird Month
September is Bird Month and the Bronx Zoo is doing it up in style.

Detroit Zoo's Run Wild Event Benefits the Zoos Ruth Roby Glancy Animal Health Complex
There’s still time to sign up, the run is on the 20th of this month. Help out your zoo.

Well, I don’t know about all of you, but I need a snack after all that traveling. Oh look, Rebekha and Sally left me my favorite treat, a nice big . .

See you Tuesday! Yumm!!!

posted by Zebee aka Joy Delgado
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