Patricia Chappelle Wright, a distinguished primatologist and professor of anthropology at Stony Brook University, has won the 2014 Indianapolis Prize for her efforts in animal conservation, the Indianapolis Zoological Society announced Tuesday.
The Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center opens at the Indianapolis Zoo May 24 (members get a look beginning May 21). And it’s hard to imagine a bigger zoological box-office draw than an octet of expressive, engaged, personality-overflowing primates
Thirty-nine protectors of pronghorn antelope, sea turtles, jaguars, ibis, puffin and other endangered species have been named as nominees for the Indianapolis Prize.
The Indianapolis Zoo Associate Council—a recently formed collection of about 50 “young professionals” who support the Indianapolis Zoo—is hosting the inaugural Zoolala formal affair on Feb. 2.
Zoo CEO Michael Crowther says multiyear funding from the Eli Lilly and Co. Foundation enabled the increase in The Indianapolis Prize's cash award.
Whether she’s working with the Indianapolis Zoo, the United Way of Central Indiana or Butler University, Katie Betley is a constant presence in civic circles, a whirling dervish of volunteerism and can-do spirit.
The Indianapolis Zoo said Thursday it that it received a $2 million gift toward its planned orangutan center from the family foundation of hotel developer Dean White.
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Zoo officials say the zoo will be open an extra hour, until 5 p.m., through this week to accommodate the visitors coming out during the early spring warmth as many area school districts are on spring break.
Construction on the International Orangutan Center would start in August, with the opening set for Memorial Day weekend in 2014.
Downtown Indianapolis Streetcar Corp. said a circulator route between downtown and the Indianapolis Zoo in White River State Park might cost $20 million to $25 million to build and equip.