The zoo told volunteers on Tuesday that the decision was made to “support the health and safety of our community.”
Reptile Time: Indianapolis Zoo opens new gator, croc exhibit
People can watch the American alligator in a swampy habitat resembling the southeast U.S., as well as see the Orinoco crocodile in a home that mimics the tropical river basins of Colombia and Venezuela.Read More
Visit Indy launches admission partnership with zoo, other attractions
The Indy Attraction Pass offers bundled access to Conner Prairie, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Zoo and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.Read More
Conservationists vie for zoo’s $250,000 Indianapolis Prize
The Indianapolis Zoo on Tuesday announced the six finalists for this year’s $250,000 Indianapolis Prize, which is considered the world’s leading award for animal conservation.Read More
A Canadian scientist described as the “preeminent authority on seahorse ecology and conservation” has won $250 prize from the Indianapolis Zoo, organizers announced Tuesday.
Plans call for the Global Center for Species Survival to employ a team of nine experts who will be based in Indianapolis and work with more than 9,000 wildlife experts worldwide to save threatened species.
The parcels, which are south of West Washington Street and east of South Harding Street, are expected to be turned into permanent parking lots and additional zoo exhibits in the coming years.
The zoo said 8-year-old Kalina died Tuesday, three days after first showing symptoms similar to those experienced by 6-year-old Nyah before her death on March 19 .
The seventh recipient of the prize has been credited with protecting hundreds of species and millions of acres of critical habitat around the world. He will receive $250,000.
A gang has taken over the former polar bear spot at the Indianapolis Zoo—and the members are nothing like the former resident.
A ride that carries Indianapolis Zoo visitors along an elevated track above the orangutan exhibit is scheduled to reopen after being closed for almost a year.
Tundra, a 29-year-old polar bear at the Indianapolis Zoo, is being moved to the Detroit Zoo, officials said Monday.
What started as a moderate fundraiser in 1986 at Herb Simon’s house with a few hundred guests has grown into possibly the most lucrative single-event fundraiser in the state.
The finalists announced Tuesday have a range of specialties, from saving the muskox in the Arctic tundra to using Galapagos penguins to measure environmental change.
Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, wants the state to buy the 102-acre General Motors stamping plant site on the western edge of downtown and turn it into an expansion of White River State Park.
Fourteen not-for-profits will receive funding, including $10 million each for the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Indianapolis Zoo.
The Indianapolis Zoo’s landlocked grounds prevent it from expanding. But leaders think they have found a solution—by joining the ownership group that wants to build an outdoor concert venue on the former General Motors stamping plant site across West Washington Street.
IBJ picked the brains of Indianapolis-area firms and organizations known for liquid thinking to discover how they open the spigot on innovation.
Officials at the Indianapolis Museum of Art are defending plans to charge an $18 admission fee as criticism rages among its supporters and on social media after the surprise announcement last week.