How to Train Your Vulture

Training, or operant conditioning, is an important part of the care that all the animals at the Cincinnati Zoo receive. All animals in the Africa department, from the lions and hippos to the gazelle [...]

Rehabilitating BamBam the Orphan Manatee

BamBam, our little manatee, is celebrating the one year anniversary of his arrival to the Cincinnati Zoo.  He’s been getting along swimmingly (I love puns and I’m not sorry), and he is starting to [...]

Get to Know our Mob of Meerkats!

Although our mob of meerkats may be some of the smallest animals in our care, they are easily one of the most charismatic groups of animals in the Africa department. They love to engage [...]