# Denver zoo
Denver Zoo’s Sumatran orangutan expects summer baby
Baby on the way! A Sumatran orangutan is expecting this summer.Photo byDenver Zoo. (Denver, Colo.) “You’ll go ape for our pregnancy news!” the Denver Zoo quipped with its announcement that Eirina, a Sumtran orangutan is pregnant.
Denver round-up: United appears to troll Southwest in Super Bowl ad, Denver Zoo deals, and more from local contributors
Everyone knows where to find the big headlines and the front page stories, but each week I like to focus on highlighting some pieces by NewsBreak's Contributor Network that are worth checking out in case they didn't end up on your feed.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with animal love at Denver zoo
(Denver, Colo.) What better way to get in tune with your primal attractions this Valentine’s Day than by taking a trip to the Denver Zoo? They’re expecting you. From now through Feb. 14, the zoo will celebrate “Wild at Heart.” The promotion will include a limited number of half-off tickets ($11) for admission. You can sign up for tickets online.
Trick-or-Treat Trail at Denver Zoo
One of the best experiences we have had at the Denver Zoo is on the trick-or-treat trail. The experience is about much more than candy and love that there are animal encounters and costumed characters to meet along the way too. Attractions like the carousel are open too for more added fun, plus there’s even a Monster Mash Dance Party. There are eight candy stations and spooky cocktails for everyone to enjoy.
Wild Fall at Denver Zoo
We love a visit to the Denver zoo any day but Wild Fall offers a few other surprises with roaming costume characters. Big Foot was Everett's favorite encounter and Charlotte the spider was Alena's! Wild Fall is offered every day through October and is included with zoo admission.
Denver attractions, homeless shelters benefit from RISE bond
Players present "Oklahoma" at the Denver Center for the Performing ArtsCity and County of Denver. (Denver, Colo.) Four popular Denver attractions may get about $12 million in makeovers thanks to the voter-approved RISE bond.
How the Denver Zoo is helping Ukrainian animals
The Denver Zoo is raising money for Ukrainian zoos and so far has dispersed $50,000.Visit Denver. (Denver, Colo) In an effort to assist zoos in Ukraine that are impacted by Russia’s war, the Denver Zoo in March launched a Wildlife Emergency Fund. Since, the zoo has raised $50,000 from 865 individual donations and are distributing the money to three organizations across the war-torn country.
Eating with the Asian Elephants at the Denver Zoo
When we go to the Denver Zoo, we always eat at the Asian food stand the Kamala Café. Not only is the food excellent. But we can sit under a shaded area and watch the Asian elephants roam their enclosure. In this video we review the restaurant and show you why we feel this is the best food in the park.
Denver Zoo brings birds inside to protect them from avian flu
(Denver, Colo.) After a backyard chicken flock in Pitkin County tested positive for a new avian influenza, Denver Zoo officials took steps to protect their birds. The Pitkin chickens were euthanized, and the area quarantined to limit the flu’s spread. So far, about 24 million birds in the U.S. have died of the virus or killed to prevent its spread.
Registration to win free Denver Zoo tickets ends Saturday
(Rowan O'Connor/Unsplash) (DENVER, Colo.) Registration is open until Saturday for a chance to win up to five tickets to Denver Zoo's Community Free Day on April 10. The zoo offers seven Community Free Days throughout this year, with four left, including the upcoming April 10 date. The next Free Days will take place on Oct. 8, Nov. 1 and Nov. 13.