Cincinnati Zoo

Cincinnati Zoo
11:43 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Zoo introduces newest addition, holding naming contest

Mother "Kimia" and her new baby.
Mark Heyne WVXU News

An 8-week-old bonobo (pronounced bah-NO-bow) made her official debut to the public today at the Cincinnati Zoo.  The baby girl was born November 17 to mother "Kimia" and father "Vergil."  This is the zoo's eighth bonobo birth. 

Infant bonobos are born almost helpless and have to be carried everywhere by their mothers for the first two years.

The Cincinnati Zoo is only one of eight zoos in the country to exhibit bonobos.  There are few of them left in the wild.

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Cincinnati Zoo
11:56 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Gladys the Gorilla turns one

M'Linzi and Gladys
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A one year old birthday party today for Gladys the Gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo.  The baby Western-Lowland gorilla was brought to the Cincinnati zoo after her mother rejected her.  Keepers had dressed as a gorilla to help raise her.

The keepers created a gorilla birthday cake – Here's what happened when they gave it to Gladys:

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri January 17, 2014

The End of the Passenger Pigeon

The story of the passenger pigeon, and its extinction.
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Cincinnati Edition
12:05 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

The Great Tree Summit 2014

Taking Root campaign to save our region's trees
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Focus on Technology
1:00 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Are you an extreme Christmas decorator?

Carson Williams' house in 2004 decorated with 16,000 lights. Eventually his Youtube video went viral and ended up in a Miller Lite commercial.

Greater Cincinnati got its first taste of "extreme Christmas decorators" in 2004 when Carson Williams synced his 16,000 lights to music in Mason.

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