Buffalo Zoo

Tom Puckett
March 13, 2020 - 11:57 am
Zoo closing for two weeks.
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Zhanna the Amur Tiger
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Susan Rose
December 13, 2019 - 10:38 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Zhanna the Amur tiger made her public debut at tht Buffalo Zoo on Friday, the 13th. The 11 year old tiger arrived from the Bronx Zoo. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums recommended the Buffalo Zoo for Zhanna as part of the Tiger Species Survival Plan. “Zhanna will serve as...
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Brendan Keany
July 12, 2019 - 11:38 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Friday morning, the Buffalo Zoo introduced baby Mohan, a Greater One-Horned Rhino, to the public. The @buffalozoo is showing off baby rhino Mohan this morning! @NewsRadio930 pic.twitter.com/pd9fjlZIbv — Brendan Keany (@BrendanKeany) July 12, 2019 "Tashi and Mohan...
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Buffalo Zoo
Susan Rose
July 10, 2019 - 9:52 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The votes are in. Over 21,000 people voted in the "Name the Buffalo Zoo Baby Rhino" poll, and more than 44% chose Mohan ! Rhino name - Christian Dobosiewicz - Buffalo Zoo Mohan means "fascinating" & "charming." Zoo officials say they think it's a perfect name for the...
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Tom Puckett
May 28, 2019 - 6:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police and fire investigated a suspicious letter sent to the Buffalo Zoo Tuesday. Buffalo Police say the red powdery substance was determined to not be harmful or lethal. Captain Jeff Rinaldo says hoazes like these are serious crimes. The zoo is safe.
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Buffalo Zoo's Donna M. Fernandes Amphibian and Reptile Center at the Buffalo Zoo. May 22, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 24, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Friday marks the official re-opening of the Buffalo Zoo's Amphibian and Reptile Center. The exhibit, named in honor of former President and CEO of the Buffalo Zoo, Donna Fernandes, was closed for all of last year for renovations. "This has been a very, very long and wonderful...
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December 14, 2018 - 11:46 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Call it a case of opening day jitters, but when the newest member of the family at the Buffalo Zoo was supposed to make her debut for anxious media awaiting, she wasn't quite ready. With cameras and phones trained on the opening to the Ocelot exhibit in the Rainforest...
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September 20, 2018 - 10:16 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Baby news at the Buffalo Zoo ! The Buffalo Zoo has accomplished another successful artificial insemination of its greater one-horned rhinoceros, Tashi who is expected to give birth in Summer 2019. Four years ago the Buffalo Zoo made history as the first organization to use...
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August 14, 2018 - 10:34 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Zoo has announced that its two Asian elephants will be moving to the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, La. The relocation is expected to take place later this Fall. Zoo officials says an evaluation of the short and long term needs of the animals resulted in the decision...
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