Manatee Madness!

3 manatees swimming
Happy Manatee Appreciation Day!! The Cincinnati Zoo has cared for 23 manatees since joining the Manatee Rescue and Rehabilitation Partnership in 1999 and released 18 back into Florida waters! We are 1 of 3 Zoos [...]

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, [...]

Abigail the Manatee Returns to the Wild

Abigail (Photo: ChengLun Na)
Co-written by Shasta Bray & Winton Ray Manatee Appreciation Day seems like an appropriate time to celebrate the release of former Cincinnati Zoo manatee resident, Abigail. Suffering from cold stress, Abigail was rescued back in [...]