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Orlando Sentinel
Ostracized baby gorilla will switch zoosA baby gorilla raised by human keepers wearing hairy vests is ready to be place
Ostracized baby gorilla will switch zoos
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
A baby gorilla raised by human keepers wearing hairy vests is ready to be placed with other gorillas and will move to the Columbus Zoo, the Cincinnati Zoo said Friday. Kamina, a young, female Western lowland gorilla, was born in August at the zoo in... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
New attractions coming to the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium New attractions are opening Memorial Day weekend in the Shores Region of the
New attractions coming to the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted yesterday
New attractions are opening Memorial Day weekend in the Shores Region of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The new attractions include a 4-D Theater and Shores Play Park. An opening celebration... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Quick trips: Zoos less than 3 hour drive from Daytonare six zoos all in a reasonable drive that would make a perfect holiday weeken
Quick trips: Zoos less than 3 hour drive from Dayton
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
are six zoos all in a reasonable drive that would make a perfect holiday weekend outing. As a branch of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, The Wilds educates visitors while participating on vehicle-led tours through some of the country’s... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Quick trips: Zoos less than 3 hour drive from Daytonare six zoos all in a reasonable drive that would make a perfect holiday weeken
Quick trips: Zoos less than 3 hour drive from Dayton
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
are six zoos all in a reasonable drive that would make a perfect holiday weekend outing. As a branch of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, The Wilds educates visitors while participating on vehicle-led tours through some of the country’s... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Entertainment is too priceyYour Letter Also in Opinion By all accounts, Columbus has one of the best, if
Entertainment is too pricey
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Your Letter Also in Opinion By all accounts, Columbus has one of the best, if not the best, zoos in the country in the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium — something to be very proud of. In addition, the COSI Columbus science museum has many educational... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Air base visit fills one item of cancer patient’s bucket listComing to the base marks the third item after visiting Harry Potter World in Or
Air base visit fills one item of cancer patient’s bucket list
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 days ago
Coming to the base marks the third item after visiting Harry Potter World in Orlando and going behind the scenes at the Columbus Zoo. The Facebook page dedicated to supporting Miss Hunt, which has more than 10,000 likes, has been charting her... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Something for everybody: Festivals launch in earnestof thousands of visitors flock there to buy handmade treasures, browse hundreds
Something for everybody: Festivals launch in earnest
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
of thousands of visitors flock there to buy handmade treasures, browse hundreds of vintage cars and pet animals from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. But mostly to eat ice cream. Velvet will provide 23 flavors, from classic vanilla to raspberry... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Kings excited about season, changes at Careton Davidson stadiumyears like Chillicothe has.” Special promotions this season include a Help Sta
Kings excited about season, changes at Careton Davidson stadium
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
years like Chillicothe has.” Special promotions this season include a Help Stamp Out ALS event on June 7, a visit from the Columbus Zoo with 10 different animals on June 10 and mascot Softpaw’s Princess Party on July 15. Fireworks shows are... Read more
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examiner.com
The annual Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival offers a frozen treat fest for allbe an egg toss, a water balloon toss and kiddie tractor pulls (on Sunday). And
The annual Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival offers a frozen treat fest for all
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
be an egg toss, a water balloon toss and kiddie tractor pulls (on Sunday). And you don't want to miss the show from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Free live entertainment will be provided by various bands and singers including Sugar Creek... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
34-old orangutan dies at Columbus ZooCOLUMBUS, Ohio — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Z
34-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The zoo says Sally died while undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Zoo officials say she had a chronic respiratory disease, which she had been treated for... Read more
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The News-Herald
Consider a drive to Sertoma Ice Cream Festival; LongHorn fires back up Grill Us HotlineOlde Mill. Highlights include a celebrity ice cream-eating contest at 2 p.m. Ma
Consider a drive to Sertoma Ice Cream Festival; LongHorn fires back up Grill Us Hotline
The News-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Olde Mill. Highlights include a celebrity ice cream-eating contest at 2 p.m. May 28 and programs about creatures from the Columbus Zoo at 1 pm. May 28 and 11 a.m. both May 29 and 30. Visitors get first dibs on 108-year-old Velvet Ice Cream’s... Read more
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The Times Leader
34-old orangutan dies at Columbus ZooCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Colum
34-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo
The Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The zoo says Sally died while undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Zoo officials say she had a chronic respiratory disease, which she had been... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
34-old orangutan dies at Columbus ZooCOLUMBUS (AP) — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zo
34-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS (AP) — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The zoo says Sally died while undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Zoo officials say she had a chronic respiratory disease, which she had been treated for... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
34-year-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBUS — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at
34-year-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo
The Toledo Blade / Posted 4 days ago
ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBUS — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The zoo says Sally died while undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Zoo officials say she had a... Read more
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Salon.com
34-old orangutan dies at Columbus ZooCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Colum
34-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The zoo says Sally died while undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Zoo officials say she had a chronic respiratory disease, which she had been... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
34-old orangutan dies at Columbus ZooCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Colum
34-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The zoo says Sally died while undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Zoo officials say she had a chronic respiratory disease, which she had been... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
2 of seized tiger’s 4 cubs die at holding facility after animal was taken from NE Ohio farmHawkins says it's unclear why they died. A necropsy is planned. She says the o
2 of seized tiger’s 4 cubs die at holding facility after animal was taken from NE Ohio farm
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
Hawkins says it's unclear why they died. A necropsy is planned. She says the other cubs are now being cared for at the Columbus Zoo. The department says it took the animals because the owner hasn't met Ohio's tightened restrictions on keeping... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus Zoo orangutan, Sally, dies More science stories Sally, an orangutan at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, h
Columbus Zoo orangutan, Sally, dies
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
More science stories Sally, an orangutan at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, has died. She was 34. The zoo announced on its Facebook page that Sally died on Saturday while undergoing treatment for pneumonia. She... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
2 of seized tiger's 4 cubs die at Ohio holding facilityHawkins says it’s unclear why they died. A necropsy is planned. She says the o
2 of seized tiger's 4 cubs die at Ohio holding facility
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 days ago
Hawkins says it’s unclear why they died. A necropsy is planned. She says the other cubs are now being cared for at the Columbus zoo. The department says it took the animals because the owner hasn’t met Ohio’s tightened restrictions on keeping... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
2 of seized tiger's 4 cubs die at Ohio holding facilityHawkins says it's unclear why they died. A necropsy is planned. She says the o
2 of seized tiger's 4 cubs die at Ohio holding facility
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
Hawkins says it's unclear why they died. A necropsy is planned. She says the other cubs are now being cared for at the Columbus zoo. The department says it took the animals because the owner hasn't met Ohio's tightened restrictions on keeping... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Lions killed after naked man jumps into zoo enclosureby a tranquilizer dart. The zoo insisted that its enclosures are safe and inst
Lions killed after naked man jumps into zoo enclosure
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
by a tranquilizer dart. The zoo insisted that its enclosures are safe and instances of people violating security protocols are unusual. Copyright 2016 WCNC Zookeeper mauled by tiger broke zoo rules Nora the polar bear makes debut at Columbu... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Greathouse is zoo directorcurator. From 2012 to 2015, he was director of wildlife ecology at The Wilds, a
Greathouse is zoo director
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 7 days ago
curator. From 2012 to 2015, he was director of wildlife ecology at The Wilds, a conservation center affiliated with the Columbus Zoo. Greathouse succeeds Director John Hargleroad and will continue to work as assistant professor of biology at... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus Zoo photographer chronicles comings, goings of animals Columbus Zoo and Aquarium photographer Grahm Jones talks about his exclusive
Columbus Zoo photographer chronicles comings, goings of animals
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium photographer Grahm Jones talks about his exclusive access to the animals. Few things are cuter than a brand-new baby at the Columbus Zoo. Local Grahm Jones... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio begins selling cattle from prison farms Inmates are ready to start feeding the penguins at the Columbus Zoo from a pr
Ohio begins selling cattle from prison farms
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Inmates are ready to start feeding the penguins at the Columbus Zoo from a prison fish farm The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Zoo, school join up to help African studentsgreat," Emmie said. "We're raising money for a school in Africa." For more tha
Zoo, school join up to help African students
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
great," Emmie said. "We're raising money for a school in Africa." For more than 20 years, Partners in Conservation at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has served as a liaison between central Ohio schools and countries in Africa, through an... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Selling Columbus is key to hosting Midwest travel writersgroups, the visitors could choose from options including a sample of Columbus'
Selling Columbus is key to hosting Midwest travel writers
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
groups, the visitors could choose from options including a sample of Columbus' "coffee trail" and "ale trail"; trips to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and COSI, focusing on family travel; and a tour focused on Columbus as a fashion... Read more
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Slate
The Polar Bear Cub of Your Dreams Makes Her Public DebutNora Goes PublicThe polar bear cub of your dreams makes her debut at the Columb
The Polar Bear Cub of Your Dreams Makes Her Public Debut
Slate / Posted 15 days ago
Nora Goes PublicThe polar bear cub of your dreams makes her debut at the Columbus Zoo. The video above concludes a recent fixation of ours, with the official public debut of an adorable little polar bear. At this point, she feels like an old friend.... Read more
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USA Today
Spring 2016: New baby animals to find at zoos across the USAof the smallest antelope species and are found in western and central Africa.
Spring 2016: New baby animals to find at zoos across the USA
USA Today / Posted 16 days ago
of the smallest antelope species and are found in western and central Africa. There's a new bonobo baby named Max at the Columbus Zoo. The bonobo is in the great ape family and is similar to a chimpanzee. Max was the fourth baby for mother Lady,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Okapi calf is latest baby at Columbus Zoo Few things are cuter than a brand-new baby at the Columbus Zoo. Life Saturda
Okapi calf is latest baby at Columbus Zoo
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
Few things are cuter than a brand-new baby at the Columbus Zoo. Life Saturday was a big day for Miliki, an okapi at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. A day before Mother's Day, she gave birth to a calf in Congo... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
OSU Lima Empowers Women Through STEM Stepsproblem-solving, I love solving problems, I love helping people," said Wieringa
OSU Lima Empowers Women Through STEM Steps
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 18 days ago
problem-solving, I love solving problems, I love helping people," said Wieringa. As the Director of Construction for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, she shows the next generation they too can be successful. "There's a pride in doing something... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Good Zoo welcomes its new directorprevious work experience also includes serving as director of conservation scie
Good Zoo welcomes its new director
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 21 days ago
previous work experience also includes serving as director of conservation science and wildlife ecology at The Wilds and Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and as an instructor of zoo science and exotic animal medicine at West Virginia University. "I... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Happy half birthday Nora! Polar bear cub celebrates as she continues to growCOLUMBUS – Nora is already 6 months old! The polar bear cub at the Columbus Zo
Happy half birthday Nora! Polar bear cub celebrates as she continues to grow
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 21 days ago
COLUMBUS – Nora is already 6 months old! The polar bear cub at the Columbus Zoo has come a long way since she was born. Her mother, Aurora, rejected her just a few days after birth, so the zoo staff decided to pull her out of the den and raise... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Students help Columbus Zoo and Aquarium with data research High school classes at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium aren't just a chance for
Students help Columbus Zoo and Aquarium with data research
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
High school classes at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium aren't just a chance for up-close encounters with its critters. There's also a lot of meticulous data collection and number-crunching in... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Oglebay’s Good Zoo in Ohio County Gets New Directorprevious work experience includes serving as director of conservation science a
Oglebay’s Good Zoo in Ohio County Gets New Director
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 24 days ago
previous work experience includes serving as director of conservation science and wildlife ecology at The Wilds and Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and as an instructor of zoo science and exotic animal medicine at West Virginia University. "I... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Lizards have REM sleep, just like peoplestates. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surpris
Lizards have REM sleep, just like people
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 24 days ago
states. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surprise to Saul Bauer, the reptile keeper at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio. "These stages have been studied in mammals (and) in birds, being that lizards and birds... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Lizards have REM sleep, just like peoplestates. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surpris
Lizards have REM sleep, just like people
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 24 days ago
states. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surprise to Saul Bauer, the reptile keeper at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio. "These stages have been studied in mammals (and) in birds, being that lizards and birds... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Lizards have REM sleep, just like peoplestates. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surpris
Lizards have REM sleep, just like people
KTVZ Bend / Posted 24 days ago
states. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surprise to Saul Bauer, the reptile keeper at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio. "These stages have been studied in mammals (and) in birds, being that lizards and birds... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Lizards have REM sleep, just like peoplestates. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surpris
Lizards have REM sleep, just like people
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 24 days ago
states. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surprise to Saul Bauer, the reptile keeper at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio. "These stages have been studied in mammals (and) in birds, being that lizards and birds... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Lizards have REM sleep, just like peoplestates. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surpris
Lizards have REM sleep, just like people
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 24 days ago
states. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surprise to Saul Bauer, the reptile keeper at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio. "These stages have been studied in mammals (and) in birds, being that lizards and birds... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Lizards have REM sleep, just like peoplestates. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surpris
Lizards have REM sleep, just like people
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 24 days ago
states. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surprise to Saul Bauer, the reptile keeper at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio. "These stages have been studied in mammals (and) in birds, being that lizards and birds... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Lizards have REM sleep, just like peoplestates. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surpris
Lizards have REM sleep, just like people
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 24 days ago
states. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surprise to Saul Bauer, the reptile keeper at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio. "These stages have been studied in mammals (and) in birds, being that lizards and birds... Read more
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News 8000
Lizards have REM sleep, just like peoplestates. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surpris
Lizards have REM sleep, just like people
News 8000 / Posted 24 days ago
states. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surprise to Saul Bauer, the reptile keeper at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio. "These stages have been studied in mammals (and) in birds, being that lizards and birds... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
Lizards have REM sleep, just like peoplestates. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surpris
Lizards have REM sleep, just like people
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 24 days ago
states. The discovery that lizards have sleep stages doesn't come as a surprise to Saul Bauer, the reptile keeper at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio. "These stages have been studied in mammals (and) in birds, being that lizards and birds... Read more
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MLive.com
Taylor Decker shares bond, name with cute leopards at Columbus zoofirst-round draft pick and former Ohio State star had a pair of spotted leopard
Taylor Decker shares bond, name with cute leopards at Columbus zoo
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
first-round draft pick and former Ohio State star had a pair of spotted leopards named after him Monday by the folks at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Meet "Taylor" and "Decker." Apropos, right? Decker, a Vandalia, Ohio, native, played four... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Game Plan: May will bring sales on fine jewelry, mattressesDublin. Veterans and spouses must pre-register through the "upcoming events" se
Game Plan: May will bring sales on fine jewelry, mattresses
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
Dublin. Veterans and spouses must pre-register through the "upcoming events" section of this website: www.hraco.org. • The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will hold a job fair from 5 to 7 p.m. May 12 in the zoo Activity Pavilion for those interested in... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Detroit Lions draft blog: Taylor Decker, the zoo, cheetahs and yellow labson Friday. �So, I was fortunate to get into the animal programs department, wh
Detroit Lions draft blog: Taylor Decker, the zoo, cheetahs and yellow labs
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
on Friday. �So, I was fortunate to get into the animal programs department, which is Jack Hanna�s department at the Columbus Zoo. We would have the animals that would go and do programs, go to local schools, libraries, things like that.... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Detroit Lions draft blog: Taylor Decker, the zoo, cheetahs and yellow labson Friday. “So, I was fortunate to get into the animal programs department, wh
Detroit Lions draft blog: Taylor Decker, the zoo, cheetahs and yellow labs
The Oakland Press / Posted 29 days ago
on Friday. “So, I was fortunate to get into the animal programs department, which is Jack Hanna’s department at the Columbus Zoo. We would have the animals that would go and do programs, go to local schools, libraries, things like that.... Read more
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MLive.com
Taylor Decker, Lions' top pick in NFL draft, has a passion for animals toograduated from OSU with a degree in animal sciences and spent 200 hours of inte
Taylor Decker, Lions' top pick in NFL draft, has a passion for animals too
MLive.com / Posted 30 days ago
graduated from OSU with a degree in animal sciences and spent 200 hours of internship work the last two summers at the Columbus Zoo, according to a story by SB Nation's Jeanna Thomas. Football is "obviously my first passion, but to know that... Read more
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