Cincinnati Zoo

The Economy & Business
4:27 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Daytonnati? Summit To Focus On Regional Cross-Marketing

The first Think Regional summit brings together leadership from 15 southwest Ohio counties.
Credit Think Regional

"Daytonnati" and "Cincidayton" don’t exactly roll off the tongue, but some local leaders are pushing the idea of looking at Cincinnati and Dayton as one contiguous region. A group will gather Thursday for the first Think Regional summit to talk about regional strategies for business development.

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Health, Science & The Environment
7:35 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Baby Gorilla Arrives at Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo has welcomed a baby gorilla born nearly four weeks ago at a Texas zoo.

Cincinnati Zoo officials say the female baby gorilla arrived Friday. The baby was being hand-reared by keepers at the Texas zoo because her mother displayed a lack of maternal care.

The zoos agreed it was best to relocate the baby to the Cincinnati Zoo where two female gorillas are available to serve as potential surrogate mothers.

Statewide News
4:35 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Cincinnati Zoo Bids Farewell to Ipuh the Rhino, Welcomes New Baby Gorilla

One of the Cincinnati Zoo's most famous residents has died.

The zoo says an endangered Sumatran rhino that fathered the first Sumatran rhino calve born in captivity in more than a century died Monday.

The rhino named Ipuh had fathered three calves since 2001, the most ever in captivity.

The zoo estimates that Ipuh was at least 33-years-old and believes he was one of the oldest Sumatran rhinos on record.

Sumatran rhinos are seriously threatened by loss of habitat and poaching. Fewer than 200 live in Indonesia and Malaysia today.

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