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Buffalo Zoo Announces New Winter Operating Hours 

Buffalo, N.Y. – Starting Monday, November 16, 2020, the Buffalo Zoo will be closed to the public every Monday through Thursday and open on Fridays,
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Dallas the California Sea Lion Passes Away

We are heartbroken to share that Dallas, the California sea lion, unexpectedly passed away on Sunday night. Our veterinary and animal care teams had b
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Sampson the Giraffe Passes Away

Unfortunately, in a year that has already been so very difficult and taken so much, we have some more sad news to share. Sampson, the giraffe, died
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Buffalo Artist James Cooper III to Produce New Mural Honoring John E. Brent

The Albright-Knox’s Public Art Initiative recently announced a new mural by Buffalo-based artist James Cooper III, depicting John E. Brent, Buffalo
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Lion on the Move: Roary the Lion Heads to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

This past week, 4-year-old African lion, Roary, made his way to his new home at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Powell, Ohio.  At the Columbus Zoo,
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Buffalo Zoo to Welcome Guests Back on July 2, 2020

After closing in March due to the global coronavirus pandemic, the Buffalo Zoo will re-open on Thursday, July 2, 2020, with enhanced health and safety
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