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Naples Zoo Announces First Birth of 2020: Critically Endangered Slender-Horned Gazelle

Naples Zoo is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered slender- horned gazelle. First time mother, Clover, gave birth to a male calf at approximately 10:30 am on Wednesday, January 22 nd .  The calf weighs approximately 3.5 pounds and stands a little over 1 foot tall. The calf was born on exhibit and is already available for public viewing. This species is also part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Species Survival Plan® (SSP). Naples Zoo participates in this... Read More
at Friday, January 24, 2020
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Naples Zoo Holds Ribbon Cutting for the Glass Animal Hospital and Smith Animal Commissary

Naples Zoo is thrilled to announce the completion and ribbon cutting for the Glass Animal Hospital and Smith Animal Commissary on November 12, 2019. This important project was completely funded through the support of lead donors Tanya and Denny Glass, Vickie and David Smith and many other generous donors and supporters.  The new, 10,000 square-foot Glass Animal Hospital and Smith Animal Commissary includes: - A full surgical suite - hospitalization rooms  - necropsy examination... Read More
at Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Lion Cubs Born at Naples Zoo

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is celebrating the birth of three African lion cubs. The first cub was born on May 13 th and cubs two and three were born the next morning on May 14 th to first time mother, 13-year-old Shani. This is the first time lion cubs have been born at Naples Zoo in over 30 years. Shani and her mate, 10-year-old Masamba, were specifically matched by the Association of Zoos and Aquarium’s Species Survival Plan® (SSP). The SSP is a cooperatively managed... Read More
at Thursday, May 23, 2019
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