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Hogle Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

Jan 21, 2016
Nicole Nixon

The Hogle Zoo welcomed a new baby giraffe last week. Baby Willow was born on January 13, measuring about 6 feet tall and weighing 125 pounds. The zoo now has five giraffes in its herd. 

University of Utah Health Sciences

For years, he didn’t really think about it when he’d pass the Hogle Zoo on his way to work each day. But Joshua Schiffman knows now that the elephants inside offer important clues about preventing cancer.

Hogle Zoo’s African elephants trumpet on command and paint with their trunks. But you can’t see their most extraordinary trick: avoiding cancer.

Hogle Zoo Proud of New Pride (of Lions)

May 2, 2014
Dan Bammes

  Visitors are getting their first look today at a couple of African lions in their new home at Utah’s Hogle Zoo. 

Two male lions, Vulcan and Baron, are now on display in the zoo’s 16-million dollar African Savannah exhibit.  Two female lions have also just arrived, but zoo spokesperson Erica Hansen says we won’t see all four together just yet.