Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Old man winter is making his way to the Caldwell Zoo and that means that our zookeepers need to make some adjustments to ensure all our animal friends are safe. Some of our animals, like our big African spurred tortoises, come in for the winter. Some more weather-tolerant animals might

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Rock Hyrax Trio

On September 23rd, three baby hyrax made their appearance at the zoo. Gender is not yet determined. These little cuties are very precocious—born with eyes open, lots of fur and able to run around shortly after birth. One of our zookeepers says they look like little potatoes with legs. You

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And Yet A Few More Renovations….

Our beautiful new African Overlook is open, but renovations at the zoo aren’t over. We have just completed installation of new hydraulic doors on our rhino house. Installation was quite a chore, but the outcome was worth the wait. Our elephant house is next. That building, which was built in

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Welcome Three Cheetah Cubs

On April 23rd, the Caldwell Zoo welcomed three very special cheetah babies.  Mom, Meadow, and her cubs are living in off-exhibit quarters so that this little family has time to bond and mom will feel secure as she cares for her youngsters in relative seclusion for a while.  You can

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New African Overlook Now Open

Elephants in their new BIG pool and giraffes finally ventured out into their yard.  The African Overlook is definitely an exciting stop!

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Lady Elephants Enjoying New Digs

Tonya and Rolinda are ready to greet our zoo guests.  These two girls are thoroughly enjoying their new area which is twice as large as the old area with a pool that is four times as large as previously. Our elephant ladies got a pedicure--minus the pink nail polish, of

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Flamingos Back in Action

Our lesser flamingos are back in their exhibit on the African Overlook.  They have quickly adjusted to their home and once again add a bit more beauty to their surroundings.

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