Friday, January 22, 2021
Naples Zoo is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Eastern bongo calf - our first baby of 2021. Five-year-old bongo, Amara, gave birth to a female calf at approximately 6:00 pm Sunday, January 17, 2021. The calf weighs 46 pounds and stands approximately 2 feet tall.
The calf received a neonatal exam from the Zoo's licensed veterinary technician and was found to be healthy and thriving. The full examination included taking the calf’s temperature, heart rate,...
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Thursday, January 9, 2020
Naples Zoo is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Eastern bongo calf. Four-year-old bongo, Amara, gave birth to a male calf at 8:25 am Monday, December 30 th . The calf weighs approximately 48 pounds and stands approximately 2 feet tall.
Naples Zoo is proud to report that 2019 was the biggest baby boom the Zoo has ever had in its 50 year history at 15 live births. The births included two critically endangered mountain bongo calves, two endangered clouded leopard kittens,...
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Thursday, May 3, 2018
Naples Zoo is excited to announce that our final exhibit to re-open after damage from Hurricane Irma is now complete. The Oasis exhibit had significant damage from the storm and Zoo staff has been diligently working to get the exhibit re-opened since September. The exhibit has been completely updated with all new fencing, new shade structures and a beautiful array of new plants and trees.
Like the rest of the Southwest Florida community, Naples Zoo was greatly impacted by Hurricane...
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