Columbus Zoo

This weekend is Father’s day weekend and the Columbus Zoo will be celebrating by offering dad’s and granddad’s free admission on Father’s Day Sunday (June 16th)! According to MyFox28Columbus.com, Dad’s and grandfathers who are accompanied by at least one of their children or grandchildren, regardless of their age, will receive free admission to the zoo […]

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The Columbus Zoo is welcoming Zahra, a baby gorilla, into their surrogacy program! Zahra ,who was born at the Milwaukee County Zoo a year ago, lost her parents in April. Milwaukee County Zoo decided to transport Zahra to the Columbus Zoo, because she needed to have a surrogate mom, a “tolerant” male, and other females […]

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will offer free admission on Monday, January 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Martin Luther King Jr. taught us to appreciate uniqueness and diversity in one another. In that spirit, we invite all to enjoy a free visit on this national holiday,” […]

Columbus Zoogoers were stunned when they were all placed on emergency lockdown Saturday morning at the zoo after a baby black bear cub escaped from it’s den enclosure. It was reported that the bear cub scaled a fenced wall and got past the electric barrier.  The bear cub was only loose in the zoo for […]

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According to Fox 28, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium welcomed a second litter of African lion cubs this week, just days after the other lioness at the Zoo gave birth. The new mom, 8-year-old Kazi, gave birth to three cubs between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20. Two of the cubs appeared to be […]

  This Summer, the Jazz Arts Group will take jazz to a wilder place as the Columbus Jazz Orchestra takes center stage at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for the tenth season of JazZoo! The four-concert series returns to the Water’s Edge Events Park at the Columbus Zoo providing a beautiful waterfront setting along the […]

PETE FINGERHUT SELECTED AS 2015 DUBLIN IRISH FESTIVAL HONORARY CHAIR Radio One Columbus would like to congratulate Pete Fingerhut on his new appointment as honorary chair of the Dublin Irish Festival. According to dublinirishfestival.org Pete Fingerhut has supported the Dublin Irish Festival through his Emerald Club membership and his volunteer roles with the Dublin Convention and Visitors Bureau. In addition, […]

This summer, the Jazz Arts Group will take jazz to a wilder place as the Columbus Jazz Orchestra takes center stage at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for the sixth season of JazZoo! The four-concert series returns to the Water’s Edge Events Park at the Columbus Zoo providing a beautiful waterfront setting along the O’Shaughnessy […]