Now, you can experience the southeast Asia jungle and Himalayan forests in Ohio. Wild Asia, featuring lush tree canopies, allows guests at the Akron Zoo to do just that. As part of a $17 million capital improvement project for the zoo that also included the addition of the Pride of Africa exhibit (which opened in […]
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo announced the birth of a Bornean Orangutan, the first successful orangutan birth at the zoo since 2014 and the fifth since the RainForest opened in 1992. The baby boy was born to mother Kera Wak on April 28. He joins father Tiram, sister Merah, and another orangutan, Kayla at the Zoo. The […]
Last week, the Columbus Zoo shocked the amusement industry announcing their second roller coaster, Tidal Twist. The ride, manufactured by Zamperla, is a standard Twister 420STD coaster. A unique feature of this ride is the cars becoming unlocked for the entire second half of the ride, causing the cars to free spin. The ride has […]
Ever since the demolition of Redwood Falls at the Columbus Zoo, guests have been asking if anything would replace the former log flume. While a few teases and potential “twists” were offered, folks eagerly waited for an official announcement. The Columbus Zoo surprised many today by announcing their second coaster, Tidal Twist. The announcement was […]
SeaWorld San Diego will partially reopen this Friday with the lunch of a NEW park experience called Zoo Days: Bayside BBQ & Brews. This limited capacity, ticketed and reservation required experience will provide guests with the opportunity to not only delight their taste buds with an exciting variety of refreshing craft brews and mouthwatering BBQ, but also […]
Hersheypark has officially announced plans to welcome guests back on July 3, 2020, with exclusive days for Season Passholders on July 1 and 2. As part of the summer opening weekend, Hersheypark will debut Candymonium, the tallest, fastest, longest and sweetest coaster at Hersheypark. The hypercoaster features a lift height of 210 feet, max speed […]
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has graciously allowed The Central Outreach Wellness Center to utilize their main parking lot for drive-through COVID-19 testing. 550 COVID-19 tests will be available on Monday, March 23, 2020 starting at 11:00 am. The Central Outreach Wellness Center asks to please bring a photo ID and insurance card. “We will […]
The annual Penguins on Parade is returning to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, starting December 7th. Guests can watch the zoos penguins parade along the pathways outside of the aquarium every Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. This year, the parade will be led by the Zoo’s newest penguin chick, Iggy. “Since Iggy is […]
The Pittsburgh Zoo hosted a one year birthday bash this weekend for Frankie, a Western lowland baby gorilla. Last May, twenty-two-year-old Moka gave birth to her second son, Frankie, while on exhibit. Since many guests had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness Frankie’s birth, the zoo wanted to share his first birthday with visitors. Zoo officials […]
If you make a visit to the Pittsburgh Zoo this summer, you may get a glimpse of a cute little baby gorilla! Twenty-two-year-old Western lowland gorilla Moka, gave birth to her third baby while out on exhibit yesterday morning at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. The birth created quite an experience for visitors who […]
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