Who's ready to party under the prairie sky? Join the Omaha Astronomical Society at Wildlife Safari Park on Friday, June 30 from 8 - 10 p.m. for our next star party, which is all about the moon.
Whos ready to party under the prairie sky Join the Omaha Astronomical
And now our curator of large mammals, Dan Houser. He was with #LouieTheElephant the whole way to Omaha.
Nikki Stapleton Salisbury
Jonathan Ismail
Robyn Sullivan
Dennis Pate, our executive director and CEO, now addressing media on #LouieTheElephant's arrival...
Sue Costanzo
Wanda Marie
David J. Schmit
The man of the hour, #LouieTheElephant, is pulling into the Zoo! After an adventurous 12-hour or so drive from The Toledo Zoo...
Ryan Marking
Sue Rogers Whinnery
Sue Rogers Whinnery
Get ready to sing along if you weren’t able to join us the other day!

Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday dear Opal!
Happy Birthday to you!

#OpalThePenguin #OpalTurns40
Jonathan Ismail
Amber Fichter
Spencer Green
Another update on #LouieTheElephant: He's currently on the road to Omaha! We'll keep you posted on his arrival as he gets closer.
Another update on LouieTheElephant Hes currently on the road to Omaha Well
Sarah Mara Heldmann
Becky Wagner Thornton
Steve Gardner
This ole’ gal, the oldest African penguin in North America, turned 40 yesterday.

We hope you had a Happy Birthday, Opal!

After our keepers and the crowd sang her Happy Birthday, she and her African penguin mates enjoyed a special birthday cake and party-themed enrichment, including bubbles, hula hoops, presents and a papier-mâché African penguin.

In good Opal fashion, she kept to herself....
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This ole’ gal the oldest African penguin in North America turned 40 yesterday
Ramona Powers
Leah Rae Russell
Pedro Lopez
The Oregon State University Beavers dropped in today! We hope you enjoyed your visit! #CWS
The Oregon State University Beavers dropped in today We hope you enjoyed your visit CWS
Kay Clinton
IMac Michaels
That’s a wrap for #WorldGiraffeDay!

If you were unable to catch our Facebook Live broadcasts, please check them out below. You can also round up your purchase at the Giraffe Encounter or any register in the Zoo $1 or more through Sunday, June 25 in support of giraffes. (You can make a donation without a purchase, too.)

All donations will go to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, the only...
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Thats a wrap for WorldGiraffeDay If you were unable to catch our
Liz Buniski
Nicole Schermerhorn
Katharine Schlotzhauer
You love giraffes and we love giraffes. But the truth is, they really need our help! How you can support the Zoo's giraffes and their wild counterparts starting now... #WorldGiraffeDay
Skip Loebig
Colleen Ann
OJ Utter
How do you trim a giraffe's hooves? We're behind the scenes with our hoofstock crew and about to find out! #WorldGiraffeDay
Angelica 'Zegers' Jensen
Melissa Bean Sharp
Bonnie Meester
It's close to lunch time! We're here with Sam the Giraffe enjoying what giraffe like best. Do you know what they like eat? #WorldGiraffeDay
Sasha W McConnell
Holly Ruzicka Robertson
Kelsey Bailey
We're LIVE for #WorldGiraffeDay! For starters, let's meet the herd.
Heidi Forney
Amy Scamehorn
Carol Bailey Goodyear
An update from The Toledo Zoo on #LouieTheElephant...
An update from The Toledo Zoo on LouieTheElephant
Keith Gee
Debbie Wines
Stan Lassegard
Opal is officially the oldest African penguin in the North American population. And tomorrow, she turns 40!

Join us at the African penguin exhibit, up the hill from Red Barn Park, tomorrow, June 21, at the following times to help us wish her a very happy Hatch Day and learn more about these critically endangered birds while you’re at the Zoo.

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9:30 a.m. – African Penguin Feeding and...
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Opal is officially the oldest African penguin in the North American population
Ashley Rae
Anne Lenihan Bremer
Joe Gladstone
A sea lion pup was born on Saturday, June 17, and is testing the waters with mom, eight-year-old Coco!

Mothers begin teaching their pups how to swim as early as a few days old by pulling them into the water for a short period of time for several days, each time getting farther and deeper into the water.

A significant amount of water has been drained from the pool at the Owen Sea Lion...
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A sea lion pup was born on Saturday June 17 and is
Dan Hengehold
Makenna Coy
Tiki Kim
Wednesday is #WorldGiraffeDay AND fun fact: it’s also the longest day of the year!

Tune in to our Facebook page that day at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for live broadcasts with our giraffe herd and the keepers that care for them.

Here’s what’s on the agenda and if you have a question, ask it in the comments section below prior to World Giraffe Day or during the actual...
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Wednesday is WorldGiraffeDay AND fun fact: it’s also the longest day of the year

World Giraffe Day

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Ruth Korte
Jackie Lee
Elizabeth Townsend
Look who stopped by to see the Zoo, hangout with our visitors and say hello to the fam down in Kingdoms of the Night... Albert the Florida Gators' mascot, who’s in town for the NCAA Baseball College World Series!

Did you know? Kingdoms of the Night is the world’s largest indoor nocturnal exhibit, which is also home to the world’s largest indoor swamp. #OmahaGators #AdventuresWithAlbert #CWS
Look who stopped by to see the Zoo hangout with our visitors
Florida Gators
Mark Kirchhoff
Shawn Michaels
Wednesday is #WorldGiraffeDay AND fun fact: it’s also the longest day of the year!

Tune in to our Facebook page that day at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for live broadcasts with our giraffe herd and the keepers that care for them.

Here’s what’s on the agenda and if you have a question, ask it in the comments section below prior to World Giraffe Day or during the actual...
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Wednesday is WorldGiraffeDay AND fun fact: it’s also the longest day of the year
Paula Houlden
Beth Langdon Douglas
Erin Kellems
Happy #FathersDay to all of the animal dads out there! (Basically all fathers right? )

In a world full of endangered animal popuations, we're especially thankful for all our animal dads do to help support their counterparts in the wild.

Six-month-old Kgosi did a little extra today to celebrate his dad and first-time father, 22-year-old Tambo. With help from his favorite keeper staff of...
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Happy FathersDay to all of the animal dads out there Basically all fathers right
Warren Smith
Tomas Mullins