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El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Mourns Death of Beloved Asian Elephant Savannah

El Paso Zoo - Jan 30, 2024

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is mourning the loss of the much-loved, Asian elephant Savannah who was humanely euthanized due to a rapid and irreversible decline in her quality of life.

NEWS RELEASE El Paso Zoo Mourns Death of Asian Elephant Savannah

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El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Mourns Loss of Beloved Sun Bear

El Paso Zoo - Jan 3, 2024

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is heartbroken to announce the death of 30-year-old Sun Bear, Heliana, who had to be euthanized due to an ongoing battle with cancer.

NEWS RELEASE El Paso Zoo Mourns Loss of Sun Bear

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El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens Providing Specialized Care for Asian Elephant Savannah

El Paso Zoo - Dec 21, 2023

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is currently providing special care for Savannah, the 71-year-old Asian elephant, who is suffering from arthritis and localized cancer in her ears.

News Release Zoo Elephant Savannah Receiving Special Care


El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Now Home to a Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros

El Paso Zoo - Dec 15, 2023

The City of El Paso is excited to announce that a Rhinoceros is now part of the family at the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens.

NEWS RELEASE El Paso Zoo Welcomes New Rhino 1

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El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Penguin Exhibit

El Paso Zoo - Dec 12, 2023

The City of El Paso is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of its newest exhibit at the Zoo & Botanical Gardens – a state-of-the-art penguin oasis exhibit.

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El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Invites Community to Name New Penguin Mascot

El Paso Zoo - Nov 13, 2023

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens will soon open the Penguin Exhibit but before that happens, the zoo is asking the community to help name a new penguin mascot that will represent the Magellanic penguins.

News Release El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Invites Community to Name New Penguin Mascot


BOO AT THE ZOO Returns to the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens

El Paso Zoo - Oct 27, 2023

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens invites the community to Boo at the Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 28, and Sunday, October 29.

News Release Boo at the Zoo Returns


El Paso Zoo & Botanical Garden to Celebrate Elephant Savannah’s Birthday

El Paso Zoo - Sep 21, 2023

The City of El Paso Zoo and Botanical Garden invites the community to a giant birthday party for the Asian Elephant Savannah at noon on Sunday, September 24.

News Release El Paso Zoo to Celebrate Elephant Birthday


El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Hosts Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta

El Paso Zoo - Sep 17, 2023

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens, in partnership with the Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition and Texas Parks and Wildlife, will host the Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta on September 23 and 24.

News Release El Paso Zoo Hosts Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta


El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens: Baby Giraffe is Ready for Visitors

El Paso Zoo - Aug 2, 2023

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens invite the community to visit and formally meet our newest addition to the giraffe family!

2023.08.02 NEWS RELEASE El Paso Zoos Baby Giraffe Ready for Public Debut


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