Good morning, everyone! Here’s what you need to know today on Wednesday, August 23.
This is the 199th successful giraffe birth for the Colorado Springs animal park.
Jamili, a 9-year-old giraffe born at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, died at the North Carolina Zoo Tuesday.
Five-foot-tall Dobby, a male reticulated giraffe, was born at 3 a.m. Tuesday.
Penny the African penguin chick hatched on Dec. 13, 2016. She was the zoo’s first penguin chick to survive past 10 days.
Several theories exist why the hatchlings have not been able to survive at the Zoo.
Officials say a rare and endangered Amur tiger died at a Colorado Springs zoo after a mating session with another tiger.
An anonymous donation of $1 million will help build a new conservation center at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.