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New Lemur Species Discovered by Zoo's Scientists

A new species of lemur has been discovered in southeast Madagascar by a team of scientists at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in collaboration with scientists at Suny Polytechnic Institute and Global Wildlife Conservation.  The Groves’ Dwarf lemur, known to scientists as Cheirogaleus grovesi, is the 24th lemur to be discovered since 2006 by the Zoo’s Conservation Genetics Department led by Dr. Edward Louis Jr., in collaboration with its Malagasy partner, the... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Monday, Jan 8, 2018 | 0 comments

Zoo's Theater to Undergo Renovation

The Lozier Theater at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will be upgrading its current projection system to a digital 3D projection system. The theater will be closed Jan. 15 and will re-open to the public on March 30. Upon completion of the renovation, the theater will be referred to as the Lozier Giant Screen Theater. Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has contracted D3D Cinema to lead its digital 3D projection system upgrade, which will include a new projection system,... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Monday, Jan 8, 2018 | 0 comments

Milestones Made for Busy 2017

Exciting things were happening at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in 2017, including new exhibits, new animals and education and conservation milestones. Below is a recap of some of the big events that happened at Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium the past year: 10 – Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium License Plates Launched In March, Nebraska drivers were presented with the option to have an Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium license plate. The Zoo-themed... Read More
Posted by Andrea Hennings at Friday, Dec 29, 2017 | 0 comments

Road Closures and Travel Information

Now into 2018, there will be road closures that may affect how you get to the Zoo. The Nebraska Department of Roads has provided a timeline of these closures and the suggested detours. Click here for some parking and safety tips to help you get on your way.   Timeline of Road Closures and Suggested Detours   Additional Updates Westbound Loop Ramp to I-80 The westbound loop ramp to I-80 from northbound 13th Street will be closing at 5 a.m. on Monday,... Read More
Posted by Andrea Hennings at Monday, Aug 28, 2017 | 0 comments