Manatee Awareness Month

Welcome, November, and happy Manatee Awareness Month! Manatees, of which there are three species, are also known as sea cows. They are large, herbivorous marine mammals native to the warm waters of the Caribbean, [...]

Animals in Disguise

By Jillian Petrina and Jordan Hubrich Fall is beginning to settle. Leaves are turning, the days are getting shorter, and there is an ever-growing touch of “spooky” in the atmosphere. Soon it will be [...]

International Sloth Day 2021

Today is International Sloth Day! The Cincinnati Zoo is home to two Linnaeus’s two-toed sloths, Lightning and Moe. Moe, our male, is 22 years old and Lightning, our female, recently turned nine years old.  [...]