The 5th Annual ZooLights! On August 1, the Zoo opens to a whopping crowd of 14,000 people, many of whom arrived by public bus! New bridge moved to permanent site over Emigration Creek on Friday, March 11. Accreditation is granted for a five-year period and is awarded following an extensive application process. In addition, 1,000 carp, 36,000 trout, 150 rabbits, 42 quail, 100 mallard ducks help make up the collection. The award recognizes the Zoo for being environmentally conscious, caring about recycling and helping to make a difference in our community and environment. Hogle Zoo begins research regarding snake venom. Get Directions. Receive our latest offers, stories & event news, direct to your inbox. ZooLights! His name was Ray Drake of West Jordan, UT. Final Zoo attendance is 1,132,676 – the third largest in the Zoo’s 84 years. The World of Flight Bird Show celebrates its 20th anniversary at Utah’s Hogle Zoo and the daily summer program is more popular than ever! Included are quail, peacocks, pigeons, parakeets, ostriches, ducks, and a single turkey. Eventually, the liger is named Shasta. The Zoo’s oldest resident, Kali, a 46-yr-old Asian elephant, suffers from a continuous foot ailment and has an orthopedic shoe custom made. A female grey wolf escaped on Mother’s Day, May 14. Philadelphia Zoo Hippos Going into Water - Duration: 3:03. Big Guy was much loved by both staff and guests alike during his short 14 month stay at Hogle Zoo. Only 10 percent of American zoos are accredited by the AZA. This is the most interactive exhibit the Zoo has ever presented. ZAP is overwhelmingly approved, receiving 71 percent of the vote. The previous record was in excess of 17,000 during a ZCMI free day in 1983. Its original location was in Salt Lake City's Liberty Park. Baby Hippo Fiona - Episode 2 The Struggle - Cincinnati Zoo - Duration: 15:11. Twin polar bear cubs, born on Thanksgiving of 1998, “come out” in mid-April. It played Molly the Hippopotamus in 64 Zoo Lane (NatureRules1 Version) It played Seal in We Bare Serengeti Animals (NatureRules1/GavenLovesAnimals Style) It played Gloria in Serengeti (Madagascar) It played Big Billy in The Powerpuff Lionesses and The Powerpuff Lionesses Movie Hogle Zoo keeper staff, at the request of the Utah Division of Wildlife and Chevron Oil, take on the task of cleaning and caring for over 100 water fowl following the oil spill on June 12. 1:40. Hogle Zoo wins third consecutive “Best of Show” marketing award for the Madagascar media kit at the Utah Tourism Awards in May. Utah’s Hogle Zoo opens a temporary exhibit, “Dinosaurs Alive!” featuring 17 life-sized robotic dinosaurs. The Salt Lake Tribune 4,850 views. A campaign was initiated to put a $65 million bond on the county ballot. On August 14, a stone relief carving of Princess Alice on the front of the “Main Building” is unveiled and dedicated. The Zoo had to be evacuated late in the afternoon. Gorgeous can see, is more active, and adjusts well to her new life. A naming contest was conducted and the little girl debuted to an anxious public on Friday, September 11. Elephant Encounter, the largest, new animal exhibit in 25 years, opens to rave reviews in June. Catch up on the top news and feaures from KSL.com, sent weekly. Salt Lake City voters passed Proposition #1, “Redo the Zoo” campaign in November, giving the Zoo $10.2 million to improve the elephant and feline habitats. ZooVisitorMM 1,682 views. Staff works through out the year to reintroduce the baby to her mother. Later that year, the first Monkey Island is constructed – near the site of Primate Forest. Hogle Zoo marketing wins “Best of Show” award at Utah Tourism Awards ceremony in May for 2008 ZooLights TV spot. The Indianapolis Zoo is accredited as a zoo, aquarium and botanical garden. This spring, Moe the Hippo will travel in a crate from Salt Lake City's Hogle Zoo to his new home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As male gorillas mature, the top of the … Fellow trustees of the Utah Zoological Society, Zoo staff, friends and four generations of Hogles recognize James E. Hogle, Sr.. A time capsule is buried by Director LaMar Farnsworth, Governor Norman Bangerter and James E. Hogle, Jr., and the month long celebration continues through August. The community applauded the professionalism and calm manner that the Zoo’s emergency response team handled this rare incident. “Outback Adventure” left in September after a successful three year run. Zoo enjoyed 65,000 additional guests over the same period in 2010 during the 3 ½ month Zoorassic Park event. “Outback Adventure” opened in May. The Zoo welcomed three grizzly bear siblings and re-located two bald eagles. “World of Flight” bird show, hosted by Steve Chindgren, makes its debut, running from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Gorgeous, a 48 yr.-old gorilla, becomes the oldest gorilla in captivity. Hogle Zoo hosted the 2013 American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV) annual conference, September 27 – October 4. Later, the elephant calmly returns to her quarters. The Salt Lake Parks Department starts up a zoo with an original investment of $153. See our Zoo Classes page link below for more info on a classes for every age and learning style. Creekside opens in May featuring a new amphitheater, an expanded playground and walkways near Emigration Creek. ZooLights, now in its 8th year, celebrates RECORD attendance of 96,822! Tropical Gardens building demolished in early September to make way for the new Beastro with indoor eating space. Two black bear cubs, orphaned in the wilds of Minnesota, debuted in July. Admission is $4.00 for adults, $2 for children 5-14 and seniors, and children under 5 are free. Eve, his mother died from complications not long after his birth. Preparations begin for Hogle Zoo to host the 2015 annual Aquarium and Zoo Association (AZA) conference. Admission prices increase to $7 for adults and $5 for children 3 – 12 and senior citizens. For the first time, murals are painted on display walls. A new General Curator is hired, Michelle Stancer. One found dead and the other euthanized the following day. Go sightseeing in Salt Lake City with ease on this 4-hour coach tour. The AZA Western Regional Conference is hosted by Utah’s Hogle Zoo. Strategic Planning and Master Planning are now under way, which gives the Zoo a 10-year plan for remodeling. Tucson, Arizona—Days 328-338 . The Zoo marketing wins 23 Utah Addy Advertising Awards including People’s Choice and Best of Show at award ceremony in January. Muke, a female gorilla, undergoes successful surgery for a hysterectomy by a team of physicians to help in her battle with cancer. The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) recognized the “Wild Zootique” gift shop with the runner up award for “Best Merchandising Display.”. Construction continues in earnest on Rocky Shores in first quarter. The 31-year-old male hippo will settle into retirement with a three-year-old female hippo named Karen. On Mother’s Day, May 8, a baby orangutan is born via c-section. As part of the AZA, Hogle Zoo must abide by strict husbandry, education, and guest service requirements. The Zoo opens “Ghost of the Bayou” in early May – a temporary white alligator exhibit in the greenhouse. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. New Beastro opens in April to replace the old Beastro. Construction begins on the Maintenance Operations Building (MOB). This amount is contingent on the Zoo raising $11 million within the next two years. On July 10, a retrospective of the Zoo’s history as part of its 75th anniversary celebration opened in the auditorium. Princess Alice, at an approximate age of 69, becomes ill and must be painlessly “put to sleep.”. welcomes 35,068 guests. Record number of corporate events booked and hosted on Zoo grounds throughout summer months. Attendance to the exhibit reaches 266,751 and total attendance to the Zoo is a new record of 789,000. Orangs unanimously (and correctly) predict that the New Orleans Saints will win the Super Bowl during the 2010 media event “Primate Picks” on February 4. You must have JavaScript enabled to fill out this form. The World of the Wild Art Show celebrates its 10th year. Acara the baby orangutan celebrated her first birthday on May 14. Once the cat was discovered and her location confirmed, the Zoo’s emergency protocol was immediately initiated. Hogle Zoo, along with the ZAP re-authorization committee, hosts ZAP Appreciation Day at the zoo. Children 2 and younger receive free admission. The community is in an uproar: Princess Alice breaks free of her compound too frequently and is repeatedly seen wandering Seventh East – often “wearing” on her back an odd assortment of clothing from the neighborhoods’ clotheslines. The Zoo purchases “Princess Alice”, a 31 or 32 year-old Asian elephant named after Theodore Roosevelt’s daughter Alice. On July 31, the Zoo’s “Main Building” (the old Elephant Building) is dedicated to the children of Salt Lake. It opened to the public on May16. The Zoo hospital team assisted in the surgery. Salt Lake County residents face re-authorization of the Zoo, Arts, and Parks (ZAP) tax. The new “Wildlife Theatre,” a 450-seat outdoor theater, opens in June. Renown Utah sculptor Dr. Avard Fairbanks sculpts two mountain lions atop 18-foot granite columns and the Zoo’s old entrance is erected. The exhibit consisted of two concrete enclosures for the zoo's polar bears. 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On Thursday, the Cincinnati Zoo shared a clip on Instagram of its biggest animal star, Fiona the hippo, making her prediction of who will win at … Mid-December, it is reported that Princess Alice has a “stomach ache.” Within days, the much-loved elephant suffers from a “nervous infection” which leaves her partially blind. The Zoo’s annual budget is $4,788 of which $1,358 is spent for the animal’s food. On May 14, a female “liger,” sired by a father lion and mother tiger, is born. The Zoo’s first three chimpanzees are acquired through donated trading stamps. The Zoo constructs a cougar exhibit, grotto for the Zoo’s bears, an island for macaws, a children’s petting area and penguin display. The Zoo constructs a sea lion pool and dedicates it to Mr. deBary. He died Wednesday, November 26, 2003. Local sculptor J.R. Fox donates the carving. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A beloved Hogle Zoo hippo will soon have a new home -- but he doesn't know it yet. Zoo increases admission prices to $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Giraffe born on July 30th of last year dies on March 28 due to “failure to thrive.”. ZooLights celebrates its 10th anniversary as one of Utah’s largest walk through holiday lights events. A 3-yr-old ocelot, which had often been walked with a collar and leash, escapes en route to a West High School presentation. The fifth and final phase of Discovery Land, the Desert, is completed marking the completion of the $2.5 million development at the east end of the Zoo. The Zoo’s flamboyant superintendent threatens to turn all the animals loose if the water is not turned back on. By the end of December, newspapers report that the elephant has completely recovered. During Great Depression, the Zoological Society sold flowers to raise money to feed the animal collection. Utah’s Hogle Zoo’s education department provides personal connections with the natural world by offering entertaining and educational opportunities for toddlers through adults. Or just hanging out on the concrete. To schedule a field trip for your school group to the Zoo, please Click Here. Hogle Zoo introduces BooLights for six nights in October, a new Halloween light event, similar to the popular December ZooLights event. Anana, a female polar bear, born on December 12, 2000, makes her public debut in April. A large crowd wished her happy birthday at a special public event. The theater is named in his memory. “Butterflies!” debuts in Tropical Gardens and Utah’s Hogle Zoo opens a much-anticipated new Entry Plaza. Utah’s Hogle Zoo opens its new gift shop, “The Flamingo Zootique” in April. But in February 2005, zoo staff decided to send Moe off to the Rio Grande Zoo in … The surgery and lens are donated. Zoo Rendezvous achieves record revenue in September. 11,481 attend Boo at the Zoo – the highest daily attendance of the year. Two GLTs debut on Mother’s Day, A male snow leopard cub is born on May 7, three male tiger cubs are born on June 2, a rare Siamese crocodile is born, a giraffe is born on July 30, also meerkats, prairie dogs and a howler monkey. As the keeper helplessly watches, the elephant rips up a concrete and steel drinking fountain and uproots a Chinese Elm tree. The Zoo’s animal inventory includes more than 275 animals, 26 of which are donated. By 1941, the Zoo was in dismal repair. Eli, a howler monkey, undergoes successful cataract surgery performed by a local ophthalmologist and assisted by the Zoo hospital team. A golden lion tamarin and a giraffe were born in September. Hogle Zoo is accredited by the Association for Zoos and Aquariums. The public can choose to adopt and support an animal from a pre-selected group. The Board of Directors votes to open their board meetings to the public and media. Old Elephant Building, Woodland Edge, Pond, Playground, Discovery Theater, Knoll and Burrow and Discovery Land razed for construction of African Savanna, September 17, One million in attendance achieved on Sunday, October 7. Liberty Park displays a cage of monkeys and later, acquires a deer for exhibit. Despite its massive bulk, this amphibious mammal moves underwater with grace, and trots on land with surprising speed. (The water was restored and the animals remained in their exhibits.). Remodeling begins on the small feline exhibits in the Feline Building. The “Main Building” is renovated inside. The Zoo welcomes back a polar bear (Rizzo), three sea lions (Big Guy, Rocky and Maverick), three harbor seals, and two river otters. The Zoo appeals to the public to donate unwanted pets. It is the first project of the “Redo the Zoo” campaign. The three lion cubs, Brutus, Titus and Calliope, debut to an adoring public on Monday, May 16. Acreage at Salt Lake City’s Jordan Park is also used to raise vegetables for the animals. The dedicated team of primate keeper staff worked around the clock for weeks caring for Tuah, until they were able to turn him over to the care of his big sister Acara. A set of three (3) African lion cubs are born to mother Nabu and father Baron on Wednesday, February 24. A Disneymania! Amur (Siberian) tiger cubs were born in February. Kali, the Zoo’s only Asian elephant, dies. Two female red pandas made their debut in December. Attendance tops 716,000. There are over 13 individual sponsors, including the presenting sponsor, Les Schwab Tire Centers and a major contributor, the Natural History Museum of Utah. The deer proved so popular that the idea of having a Salt Lake zoo is enthusiastically promoted. Utah’s Hogle Zoo offers a wide variety of Zoo programming for learners of all ages and interests. Hogle Zoo welcomes the arrival of two female gorillas, summer. 214,000 visit the Zoo in the month of June, the most people to visit the Zoo during a 30-day period in the Zoo’s history. Staff celebrates the Zoo’s 85th birthday on August 1 with cake for guests and staff. Dinosaurs arrive on Monday, May 2 for Zoorassic Park summer event beginning May 14. Zoo attendance tops 750,0000. In early August, HyDari, the oldest African elephant in North America, succumbs to the effects of old age at the age of 55. Creekside Discovery Theater was dedicated in May in honor of a young boy named Wyatt Fricks. The Tapir building and the Great Apes Building are constructed. Andy was the father. The Zoo instituted a marketing plan in January to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Zoo at its current location. Elaine, one of the Zoo’s first gorillas, moves to the Toledo Zoo, where she is placed with males who can produce offspring, since attempts to breed her with two other gorillas at Hogle Zoo were unsuccessful. Utah’s Hogle Zoo first opened its door in the year of 1931. The Zoo hires its first Development Director. Hogle Zoo partnered with This Is The Place to add additional parking capacity for both parks. Monthly activities and discounts were held. The Zoo’s inventory includes: The Zoo opens the “Happy Family Building”, which houses mostly birds. Guests could not see the cubs, however, until the spring of the n… Great ape staff begins slow introduction of Husani with Tino in June in order to form a “bachelor troop.”. Madagascar! Warthogs are on display from Memorial Day to Labor Day; black-footed ferrets and zebras arrive; the sea lion exhibit is remodeled to become the Penguin Cove. All Rights Reserved.). The cubs were named Koluk and Kiska. Two koalas are on loan from San Diego Zoo through the summer. Media and animal rights activists begin vigilance at the Zoo after “high profile” animals die at the Zoo during 1994. Zuri, the female African elephant born in 2009, celebrates her first birthday on August 14. Admission prices are changed to Adults (13 – 64) $6.00, Children (3 – 12) and seniors $4.00, and children 2 and younger are Free. The first open meeting was held in May. Fun-loving cow enjoys a snowstorm, Officials identify man who died in West Valley crash Friday, Girl Scouts rebuke Boy Scouts in escalating recruitment war, The Boxing Day questions you've probably Googled, US agents investigating more than 500 leads in search for Nashville blast explanation. It left town on September 30. At the annual conference of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, Hogle Zoo was honored along with eight sister institutions with the Association’s International Conservation Award. A new Zoo annual tradition begins on May 25 with the first of five Zoo Brew events, raising money for specific conservation causes. The exhibit, featuring over 400 free flight birds from Australia, gave guests the chance to interact with the birds and have them feed right from their hand. Hogle Zoo's new Rocky Shores Exhibit - Duration: 1:44. New offices are built for Marketing, Graphics, and Development. Final ZooLights attendance is 64,506 – the third largest in the event’s history. Phase I of the “A. Demolition of site began shortly thereafter and completed by September 24. The day is highlighted with performances, demonstrations, exhibits, and arts from various ZAP recipients. The main concession stand is remodeled to be more time and cost efficient. Final 2013 attendance: 1,051,413 – the fourth largest in the Zoo’s history. The fireworks, set off directly across from the Zoo, caused concern for the Zoo’s animals. The Zoo kicks off its’ 60th anniversary celebration, July 31, on Zoo grounds with the unveiling and dedication of the Hogle Monument, a bronze elephant bust sculpted by Salt Lake artist John Mortensen. In March, the Board of Directors approved an increase in admission prices and membership prices. It is now a walk-in, self-serve stand called “The Beastro.” Work starts on the parking lot, which will include a stone wall and planters, and the main restrooms are enlarged. Final 2014 attendance just misses a new record with 1,219,309 – the second largest in the Zoo’s history. Daphne, the oldest giraffe in North America, passed away in May of health issues incident to age. The exhibit is scheduled to open in the summer of 2006. Four Chacoan peccaries arrive in July. News accounts report that the ocelot was captured on Main Street, still wearing a collar. Few people – only those unfamiliar with the Zoo’s condition – visit. Even the Zoo’s director is frustrated with Princess Alice’s “vandalism.” Community leaders begin talking about a new location for the Zoo – and a new compound for Princess Alice. This spring, Moe the Hippo will travel in a crate from Salt Lake City's Hogle Zoo to his new home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Zoo also constructs a new monkey island. For the third consecutive year, Hogle Zoo achieves record attendance – 996,070. The Zoo’s superintendent announces that hereafter, guns found on Zoo visitors will be confiscated and punitive measures will be taken against people who throw sticks or stones at the animals. It is the summer of babies at Hogle Zoo! All animals removed from the northwest corner of the Zoo by August 23 in preparation for construction of Rocky Shores. As one of the most-visited attractions in Utah, Hogle Zoo welcomes a great number of visitors from all over the world every year. Bear Grotto was constructed in the late 1950s in the western area of the zoo. Web link--Utah's Hogle Zoo Hippo Posted by Sarah Louise Galbraith at 1/05/2005 07:51:00 AM. opens to the public in the green house on Saturday, May 16. カバのスイカまるごとタイム(長崎バイオパーク)Hippo Family Eating Watermelons - Duration: ... Tiger Battle at the Hogle Zoo - Duration: 6:13. The Zoo becomes Utah’s Hogle Zoo. “Creature of Habitat: A Gazillion-Piece Animal Adventure” LEGO exhibit, leased from the Philadelphia Zoo, debuted on April 24 to large crowds. It features two fossa, tenrecs, tree boas, hissing cockroaches, and radiated tortoises. Rocky Shores opens to rave reviews on June 1. Zoo Director Gerald deBary is fatally bitten by a puff adder and LaMar Farnsworth is named director. In November 1996, Chinook, the zoo's 20-year-old female polar bear, gave birth to twins. Three more phases of Discovery Land open: Prairie & the Predator, Knoll & Burrow, and Marsh Aviary. Hogle Zoo opened the grasslands portion of the new African Savanna on May 30. Hogle Zoo’s Docent Council, an active and well-trained group of volunteers, is organized. The exhibit, featuring three female African elephants and two white rhinoceros, provides a stimulating, updated environment for the animals by enhancing and increasing the habitats, activities and surrounding areas while providing better viewing areas and educational opportunities for the guests. “Boo at the Zoo” on Saturday, October 25 sets an all-time one day attendance record: 23,479. Creekside Play Area ribbon cutting ceremony took place on May 12. Unseasonably cool weather brings a slow spring and summer. War rationing prompts the Zoo to grow vegetables, wheat, and oats to feed the animals. Introduced to male gorillas in the fall. In 1995, Andy, a male polar bear, came to Hogle Zoo from the Buffalo Zooon a breeding recommendation. Spending time bonding with parents in Primate building. Dari, considered the oldest African elephant in North America, celebrates her 50th birthday in June with a public event. Since October, Hogle Zoo staffers have been helping Moe prepare for his upcoming move by putting a four-foot-wide crate in his house. Sign up for specials & News. At 59 years of age, Kali was the third oldest Asian elephant in North America and had been at Hogle Zoo since 1954. The Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals honored Hogle Zoo with a MarCom Creative – Gold Award for its “Destination: Hogle Zoo” group sales brochure. The millionth visitor entered through the Zoo gates during ZooLights on December 17. TheTooterfish 116,558 views. Since her mother does not recognize the baby as hers, staff and volunteers take on the around the clock duties of caring for the baby. Zoo officials say other projects, like a new elephant area, are taking up resources. The Zoo opens mid-May and closes mid-December. Lighthouse Point, a new splash Zoo located at the main entry to Rocky Shores, debuted on August 1. Attendance is 37,590 – the second highest in the event’s four year history. This is her second calf; Boopie, her first-born is eight years old. Husani is a 415 pound silverback, the same type of gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. Society members and other donors fund the construction of the red kangaroo exhibit, the colobus and spider monkey displays, and the pronghorn antelope area. The Zoo grand opens and dedicates state-of-the-art LS Skaggs Animal Health Center in November. A new Hogle Zoo Assistant Director is hired, Christina Castellano. Phases II and III are completed on the Primate Forest. The zoo’s primate forest, which replaced Monkey Island in 1996, is named for Farnsworth. The water supply at the Zoo is cut off for failure to pay a $195 bill. Two grevy’s zebra die mysteriously the last week of January. Visitors are admitted without charge. Utah’s Hogle Zoo is proud to host the annual conference of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums at the Salt Palace in September. 3:03. The Zoo is visited by experts and acclaimed “a fine zoo.”, In November, “Blizzard,” the Zoo’s 8-yr-old polar bear, is shot. Upon the death of “Petal” in June, an African elephant at the Philadelphia Zoo, HyDari at Hogle Zoo becomes the oldest living African elephant, at age 48, at any zoo in the country. You’ll see some of Utah's top urban attractions like the Mormon Trail, Temple Square, Old Deseret Village, the State Capitol Building, Fort Douglas and sites from the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Utah's Hogle Zoo nurtures respect and appreciation for the natural world by providing diverse educational, recreational and conservation opportunities. Salt Lake City commits to clean up and repair the grounds and facilities. The Zoo completes new exhibits for endangered snow leopards, primates, and great apes. 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