Binder Park Zoo

8:34 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Baby Giraffes on Display for First Time at Binder Park Zoo

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Giraffes were born June 12
One monkey, two giraffes, two guinea hogs: The animal family at Binder Park Zoo is growing this year. The zoo announced Tuesday that two baby giraffes - Kitovu, a female born June 12, and Hulka, a male born June 16 - were out in public view for the first time.
6:18 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Binder Park Zoo's Wild Dogs Part of Research Effort to Prevent Extinction

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The World Wildlife Fund lists African Wild Dogs as one of the world's most endangered animals
At the same time they were napping in the morning sun Thursday, Binder Park Zoo's African wild dogs were helping protect their species from extinction. Researchers from James Cook University of Queensland, Australia, are working with multiple organizations to observe African wild dogs in zoos, collect biological samples and prepare a breeding program.
7:21 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Campaign Launched to Bring African Lions to Binder Park Zoo

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Goal is to have lions in time for zoo's 40th anniversary in 2015
Steps away from where a thunderstorm was rolling over a simulated African savannah Wednesday, Binder Park Zoo officials announced a campaign to bring some big cats to town. The zoo's Lions, Tortoise and Bears ... Oh My! capital campaign will, officials hope, raise $3 million to bring African lions to the zoo, among other new features.
Arts & More
5:08 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Girls On The Run Delivers Lessons Beyond The Finish Line

Members of Girls on the Run - Calhoun County show off a motivational poster. The group's 5-K takes place on May 30 at Binder Park Zoo.
Credit Courtesy of Hope Grable

When you are training for a race, you are learning how to pace yourself, how to be calm, and how to deal with roadblocks. The same principles can easily be applied to daily life.

Just ask Emily and Sydney - two fourth graders who are members of the Calhoun County branch of Girls on The Run

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7:16 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Three Bears go on exhibit at Binder Park Zoo

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The bears arrived at the zoo in 2012
More than a year's worth of effort culminated on Monday afternoon with some enthusiastic tree climbing.