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Columbus Zoo Gets Abandoned Baby Gorilla

12:00AM
October
9, 2006

The Columbus Zoo has a new family member. It’s a baby gorilla comes to Columbus from a Colorado Springs zoo. It’s in Columbus because its mother abandoned it. The Colorado zoo hopes a surrogate mother in Columbus will adopt the baby.

Halloween entertainment gives theme parks a financial boost

12:00AM
October
24, 2005

Halloween generates some startling profits. Retailers expect to earn more than 3 billion dollars in Halloween related sales. And in recent years, amusement parks here in Ohio and around the nations are cashing in on the holiday.

Columbus manatees move to Florida

12:00AM
October
7, 2005

The Columbus Zoo is saying good-bye to its three West Indian male manatees. The giant mammals will be moved to different parts of Florida where two of them will be released into the wild.

Elephant dies at Columbus Zoo; 5th animal to die since spring

12:00AM
August
16, 2005

The Columbus Zoo reports the death of a seven-year-old Asian elephant. The zoo says Ganesh was found dead in his stall Tuesday morning when his keeper arrived for work. The cause of death wasn’t immediately known.