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CBS Denver
Denver Zoo Visitors Can See 4 African Lion Cubsand now weigh more than 200 pounds each. Their grandfather, Krueger, and grandm
Denver Zoo Visitors Can See 4 African Lion Cubs
CBS Denver / Posted yesterday
and now weigh more than 200 pounds each. Their grandfather, Krueger, and grandmother, Baby, moved to Denver Zoo from Ohio’s Columbus Zoo in May 2004 and gave birth to the cubs’ father, Razi on Aug. 2, 2006. Additional Information from Denver... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Lip-syncing workers draw fans to Columbus Zoo’s educational commercial A question from a curious child sparked the idea behind one of the most popul
Lip-syncing workers draw fans to Columbus Zoo’s educational commercial
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
A question from a curious child sparked the idea behind one of the most popular — and memorable — summer ad campaigns in recent years for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. What... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Major habitat renovations at Columbus Zoo Published: July 22, 2016 11:00 AM POWELL — After being behind-the-scenes for
Major habitat renovations at Columbus Zoo
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 days ago
Published: July 22, 2016 11:00 AM POWELL — After being behind-the-scenes for a few months, certain animals in the North America region at the Columbus Zoo have been moving into their new and improved... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Local beer-label designs offer unique canvas for artistscustomers are women.” Notable designs: The purple design for Eccentricity, a F
Local beer-label designs offer unique canvas for artists
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
customers are women.” Notable designs: The purple design for Eccentricity, a French ale, features an okapi — a nod to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, which boasts a few such animals — and a circus-type performer. She also enjoys the playful... Read more
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The Alliance Review
State Briefswith electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with "hot wires" intend
State Briefs
The Alliance Review / Posted 9 days ago
with electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with "hot wires" intended to jolt animals as a deterrent. The Columbus Zoo said the exhibit wasn't open to the public when the female cub scaled a 12.5-foot-high fence with an angled top... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Bear that escaped zoo had climbed trees with electric wiresfence with electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with hot wires in
Bear that escaped zoo had climbed trees with electric wires
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 9 days ago
fence with electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with hot wires intended to jolt animals as a deterrent. The Columbus Zoo says the exhibit wasn't open to the public when the female cub scaled a 12.5-foot-high fence with an angled top... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Bear that escaped at Ohio zoo had climbed 'hot wire' treeswith electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with "hot wires" intend
Bear that escaped at Ohio zoo had climbed 'hot wire' trees
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 9 days ago
with electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with "hot wires" intended to jolt animals as a deterrent. The Columbus Zoo says the exhibit wasn't open to the public when the female cub scaled a 12.5-foot-high fence with an angled top... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Bear that escaped zoo had climbed trees with electric wiresfence with electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with hot wires in
Bear that escaped zoo had climbed trees with electric wires
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 10 days ago
fence with electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with hot wires intended to jolt animals as a deterrent. The Columbus Zoo says the exhibit wasn't open to the public when the female cub scaled a 12.5-foot-high fence with an angled top... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Bear that escaped zoo had climbed trees with electric wiresfence with electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with hot wires in
Bear that escaped zoo had climbed trees with electric wires
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 10 days ago
fence with electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with hot wires intended to jolt animals as a deterrent. The Columbus Zoo says the exhibit wasn't open to the public when the female cub scaled a 12.5-foot-high fence with an angled top... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Two baby flamingos arrive at Columbus Zoo The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has added two flamingos to its flamboyance. (T
Two baby flamingos arrive at Columbus Zoo
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has added two flamingos to its flamboyance. (That’s a group of flamingos, for those still brushing up on their animal trivia.) Two chicks hatched just a few weeks ago and... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbus Zoo zookeepers give alligator hands-only CPRFor several weeks, the adult male alligator at the Columbus Zoo had been treate
Columbus Zoo zookeepers give alligator hands-only CPR
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
For several weeks, the adult male alligator at the Columbus Zoo had been treated by veterinarians for respiratory disease. So it was no enormous surprise to the reptile keepers when they checked on him July 9 and found him unconscious and not... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Top things to do this weekend: July 15-17not just with roars of lions). The Columbus Jazz Orchestra will be kicking off
Top things to do this weekend: July 15-17
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
not just with roars of lions). The Columbus Jazz Orchestra will be kicking off its summer JazZoo series that evening at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, 9990 Riverside Drive. Guest vocalist Miche Bardon will join the group in its presentation of "Bessie... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
‘Dory’ fans flock to Columbus Zoo to see blue tangs A sea of youngsters swarmed the towering, 85,000-gallon aquarium, eager to sp
‘Dory’ fans flock to Columbus Zoo to see blue tangs
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
A sea of youngsters swarmed the towering, 85,000-gallon aquarium, eager to spot the royal blue fish with black markings and a bright yellow tail fin. “Look, it’s Dory!” one child cheered as the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How zookeepers gave an alligator CPRFor several weeks, the adult male alligator at the Columbus Zoo had been treate
How zookeepers gave an alligator CPR
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
For several weeks, the adult male alligator at the Columbus Zoo had been treated by veterinarians for respiratory disease. So it was no enormous surprise to the reptile keepers when they checked on him July 9 and found him unconscious and not... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Among peers, Columbus Zoo and COSI at high end for admission fees When he checked admission fees for COSI Columbus and the Columbus Zoo and Aqu
Among peers, Columbus Zoo and COSI at high end for admission fees
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
When he checked admission fees for COSI Columbus and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Bill Hood experienced sticker shock. The 78-year-old Upper Arlington resident hadn’t visited... Read more
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The China Post
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later anywayat an Ohio zoo, but it wasn't enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later anyway
The China Post / Posted 17 days ago
at an Ohio zoo, but it wasn't enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/29ss0Gq ) reports that officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium say the male alligator had been under veterinary care for weeks because of a respiratory condition.... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
TourismOhio uses virtual-reality video to attract visitors in Ohioand recording equipment to capture and play back the immersive video. Other fea
TourismOhio uses virtual-reality video to attract visitors in Ohio
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
and recording equipment to capture and play back the immersive video. Other featured central Ohio locations include the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and the Short North Arts District. Cusick says she isn't overly concerned that the convention,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Watch alligator get CPR at zoo as animal fights for his life in front of crowdpen to offer CPR but they were unable to save him Buy this photo » User Kayla
Watch alligator get CPR at zoo as animal fights for his life in front of crowd
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
pen to offer CPR but they were unable to save him Buy this photo » User Kayla Sidorski wrote: "Mal and I saw the Columbus Zoo pull out the crash cart for an alligator today. Gave him CPR and everything... I don't think the lil dude made... Read more
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Daily Mail
Alligator dies at Ohio zoo despite efforts of carers who gave him CPRwho tried to rescue him and gave him chest compressions while visitors watched
Alligator dies at Ohio zoo despite efforts of carers who gave him CPR
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
who tried to rescue him and gave him chest compressions while visitors watched Male alligator died on Saturday evening at Columbus Zoo in Powell, Ohio Splash, 28, had a respiratory condition and had been given antibiotics Health declined while... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus Zoo reveals public's name choice for new penguin Few things are cuter than a brand-new baby at the Columbus Zoo. More science
Columbus Zoo reveals public's name choice for new penguin
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
Few things are cuter than a brand-new baby at the Columbus Zoo. More science stories The votes are in. After 17,946 votes were tallied, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has revealed the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Columbus Zoo but dies later anywayat an Ohio zoo, but it wasn't enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Columbus Zoo but dies later anyway
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 18 days ago
at an Ohio zoo, but it wasn't enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/29ss0Gq ) reports that officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium say the male alligator had been under veterinary care for weeks because of a respiratory... Read more
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The Times Leader
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later anywayat an Ohio zoo, but it wasn't enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later anyway
The Times Leader / Posted 18 days ago
at an Ohio zoo, but it wasn't enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/29ss0Gq ) reports that officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium say the male alligator had been under veterinary care for weeks because of a respiratory condition.... Read more
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The Times Leader
Ohio zoo alligator dies despite CPR by zoo care teamanimal care team administer CPR in an attempt to save him. WBNS-TV (http://bit
Ohio zoo alligator dies despite CPR by zoo care team
The Times Leader / Posted 18 days ago
animal care team administer CPR in an attempt to save him. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/29ss0Gq ) reports that officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium say the male alligator that died Saturday had been under veterinary care for weeks because of a... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
CPR not enough to save alligator at Columbus Zooin front of onlookers at an Ohio zoo, but it wasn’t enough to save its life. W
CPR not enough to save alligator at Columbus Zoo
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 18 days ago
in front of onlookers at an Ohio zoo, but it wasn’t enough to save its life. WBNS-TV reports that officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium say the male alligator had been under veterinary care for weeks because of a respiratory... Read more
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Salon.com
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later anywayat an Ohio zoo, but it wasn’t enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later anyway
Salon.com / Posted 18 days ago
at an Ohio zoo, but it wasn’t enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/29ss0Gq ) reports that officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium say the male alligator had been under veterinary care for weeks because of a respiratory condition.... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies laterin front of onlookers at an Ohio zoo, but it wasn’t enough to save its life. W
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
in front of onlookers at an Ohio zoo, but it wasn’t enough to save its life. WBNS-TV reports that officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium say the male alligator had been under veterinary care for weeks because of a respiratory condition.... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later anywayat an Ohio zoo, but it wasn't enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later anyway
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 18 days ago
at an Ohio zoo, but it wasn't enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/29ss0Gq ) reports that officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium say the male alligator had been under veterinary care for weeks because of a respiratory condition.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later anywayat an Ohio zoo, but it wasn't enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/
Ailing alligator gets CPR at Ohio zoo but dies later anyway
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 18 days ago
at an Ohio zoo, but it wasn't enough to save its life. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/29ss0Gq ) reports that officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium say the male alligator had been under veterinary care for weeks because of a respiratory condition.... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ohio zoo alligator dies despite CPR by zoo care teamanimal care team administer CPR in an attempt to save him. WBNS-TV (http://bit
Ohio zoo alligator dies despite CPR by zoo care team
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
animal care team administer CPR in an attempt to save him. WBNS-TV (http://bit.ly/29ss0Gq ) reports that officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium say the male alligator that died Saturday had been under veterinary care for weeks because of a... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Zoo workers practice keeping animals, visitors from harmRainbow sherbet might not sound like a valuable item to have on hand in an emer
Zoo workers practice keeping animals, visitors from harm
The Toledo Blade / Posted 21 days ago
Rainbow sherbet might not sound like a valuable item to have on hand in an emergency. But at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, the treat is a crucial tool. It lures polar bears to safety when bad weather approaches or when a foreign object enters their... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Zoo workers practice keeping animals, visitors from harmvisitors from harm Rainbow sherbet might not sound like a valuable item to hav
Zoo workers practice keeping animals, visitors from harm
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
visitors from harm Rainbow sherbet might not sound like a valuable item to have on hand in an emergency. But at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, the treat is a crucial tool. It lures polar bears to safety when bad weather approaches or when a... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
What to do when a wild animal attackssafer in a national park than you are in any city if you use respect and allow
What to do when a wild animal attacks
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 21 days ago
safer in a national park than you are in any city if you use respect and allow the animal a comfort zone,” said Jack Hanna, the director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium who has hosted several television series devote... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Top things to do this weekend: July 8-10do this weekend: July 8-10 Events Ahoy, matey!Pirate Island, a boat ride past
Top things to do this weekend: July 8-10
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
do this weekend: July 8-10 Events Ahoy, matey!Pirate Island, a boat ride past animatronic swashbucklers, is back at the Columbus Zoo for a second year. Activities are planned for Saturday and Sunday, including free admission for children dressed... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Zoo news: Introducing the newbiesfrom Pennsylvania, she recently graduated from Ohio State University. While the
Zoo news: Introducing the newbies
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
from Pennsylvania, she recently graduated from Ohio State University. While there she did an internship at the Columbus zoo. “We’re very happy to have her here,” Zoo Supervisor Sara Hamlin said. “That makes us full-staffed.” The zoo... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
How an unlikely friendship is saving cheetahsAfrica and in zoos across America, reports CBS News correspondent Don Dahler.
How an unlikely friendship is saving cheetahs
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 24 days ago
Africa and in zoos across America, reports CBS News correspondent Don Dahler. Deep in the "Heart of Africa" exhibit at the Columbus Zoo, visitors gather every day to catch a glimpse of one of America's most popular animals - the Labrador... Read more
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CBS News
How an unlikely friendship is saving cheetahsAfrica and in zoos across America, reports CBS News correspondent Don Dahler.
How an unlikely friendship is saving cheetahs
CBS News / Posted 24 days ago
Africa and in zoos across America, reports CBS News correspondent Don Dahler. Deep in the "Heart of Africa" exhibit at the Columbus Zoo, visitors gather every day to catch a glimpse of one of America's most popular animals - the Labrador... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
John Wolfe remembered as family man, tough card playerfor the dozens upon dozens of causes he championed for decades, Nationwide Chil
John Wolfe remembered as family man, tough card player
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
for the dozens upon dozens of causes he championed for decades, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Ohio State University, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Franklin Park Conservatory and assuring the vibrancy of the city of Columbus chief among... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Mary Elizabeth Bartmesssister-in-law Joyce (Delmar) Moon. Mary loved animals, including her grand dog
Mary Elizabeth Bartmess
The Marietta Times / Posted 29 days ago
sister-in-law Joyce (Delmar) Moon. Mary loved animals, including her grand dogs Bella and Diesel. She was a donor to the Columbus Zoo where the family asks contribution be made in her memory in lieu of flowers. Visitation will be held Friday,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Amazing Photos: Ohio dad gets creative to help ease son’s social anxietiestakes pictures of his four-year-old son Harry in interesting places around Colu
Amazing Photos: Ohio dad gets creative to help ease son’s social anxieties
WWLP Springfield / Posted a month ago
takes pictures of his four-year-old son Harry in interesting places around Columbus. NBC4 followed the duo to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Sheldon said the idea started when he was frustrated with Harry for wanting to stay on a COTA... Read more
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Slate
Zoos Without Bars Make Us Feel Better. Are They Worth the Risk?gift shop until it was caught. A black bear cub briefly escaped its handlers wh
Zoos Without Bars Make Us Feel Better. Are They Worth the Risk?
Slate / Posted 1 months ago
gift shop until it was caught. A black bear cub briefly escaped its handlers while being moved between enclosures at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio (it was eventually sedated and returned). Georgian police killed a tiger that had, in its own turn,... Read more
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FOX News
Black bear cub makes brief escape at Ohio zoo before capturein Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corrall
Black bear cub makes brief escape at Ohio zoo before capture
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
in Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corralled and sedated. A spokeswoman says the Columbus Zoo was put on lockdown Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the bear. She says two black... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Black bear cub makes brief escape at Ohio zoo before captureThis June 2016 photo provided by the Columbus Zoo shows a black bear cub named
Black bear cub makes brief escape at Ohio zoo before capture
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 1 months ago
This June 2016 photo provided by the Columbus Zoo shows a black bear cub named Joan in the Columbus Zoo in Columbus, Ohio. Zoo officials in Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corralled and sedated. A spokeswoman says... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Black bear cub makes brief escape at Ohio zoo before capturein Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corrall
Black bear cub makes brief escape at Ohio zoo before capture
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 1 months ago
in Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corralled and sedated. A spokeswoman says the Columbus Zoo was put on lockdown Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the bear. She says two black... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Black bear cub makes brief escape at Ohio zoo before capturein Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corrall
Black bear cub makes brief escape at Ohio zoo before capture
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 1 months ago
in Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corralled and sedated. A spokeswoman says the Columbus Zoo was put on lockdown Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the bear. She says two black... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Bear cub makes brief escape from Ohio zoometre fence in its new enclosure at an Ohio zoo and escaped for about 15 minute
Bear cub makes brief escape from Ohio zoo
Sky News Australia / Posted 1 months ago
metre fence in its new enclosure at an Ohio zoo and escaped for about 15 minutes before being corralled and sedated. The Columbus Zoo in the US was put on lockdown on Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the... Read more
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News.com.au
Bear cub makes brief escape from US zoometre fence in its new enclosure at an Ohio zoo and escaped for about 15 minute
Bear cub makes brief escape from US zoo
News.com.au / Posted 1 months ago
metre fence in its new enclosure at an Ohio zoo and escaped for about 15 minutes before being corralled and sedated. The Columbus Zoo in the US was put on lockdown on Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the... Read more
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Perth Now
Bear cub makes brief escape from US zooColumbus Zoo in Ohio was put on lockdown until workers could contain a bear cub
Bear cub makes brief escape from US zoo
Perth Now / Posted 1 months ago
Columbus Zoo in Ohio was put on lockdown until workers could contain a bear cub which had escaped. A black bear cub scaled a 3.5 metre fence in its new enclosure at an Ohio zoo and escaped for about 15 minutes before being corralled and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bear cub makes brief escape from US zoometre fence in its new enclosure at an Ohio zoo and escaped for about 15 minute
Bear cub makes brief escape from US zoo
The Courier Mail / Posted 1 months ago
metre fence in its new enclosure at an Ohio zoo and escaped for about 15 minutes before being corralled and sedated. The Columbus Zoo in the US was put on lockdown on Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Black bear escapes, forces lockdown at Columbus Zooin Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corrall
Black bear escapes, forces lockdown at Columbus Zoo
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 1 months ago
in Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corralled and sedated. A spokeswoman says the Columbus Zoo was put on lockdown Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the bear. She says two black... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Black Bear Cub Makes Brief Escape at Ohio Zoo Before Captureat an Ohio zoo and escaped its enclosure for about 15 minutes before being corr
Black Bear Cub Makes Brief Escape at Ohio Zoo Before Capture
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 1 months ago
at an Ohio zoo and escaped its enclosure for about 15 minutes before being corralled and sedated. A spokeswoman says the Columbus Zoo was put on lockdown Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the 7-month-old black cub... Read more
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