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Zebra dies in freak accident at Reid Park Zoo

Zebra dies in freak accident at Reid Park Zoo

Ajani, a Grevy’s zebra born at the Reid Park Zoo more than a year ago, died Monday morning in a freak accident, the zoo said.

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City service analysis finds scant room for budget cuts

Even if the city eliminates every one of its “nonmandated” programs next year, it will still come up $8 million short of balancing its budget.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson zoo’s tapir calf, rejected by his mother, dies

A tapir born at Reid Park Zoo earlier this month died Wednesday afternoon.

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Land donated for conservation sold to mining company

Land donated for conservation sold to mining company

In the end, money proved more important to the Reid Park Zoological Society than open land and a vision of reintroducing imperiled species.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lioness gives birth to 5 cubs at Reid Park Zoo

Lioness gives birth to 5 cubs at Reid Park Zoo

Lioness Kaya gave birth to five cubs at Reid Park Zoo right before Christmas, officials said.

December 31, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Free family festival at Reid Park and free admission to the zoo

Free family festival at Reid Park and free admission to the zoo

Tucson Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its eighth annual Family Festival in the Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. November 16.

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Reid Park Zoo elephant expecting third calf

Reid Park Zoo elephant expecting third calf

Semba, the Reid Park Zoo's 24-year-old African elephant, is pregnant, the zoo announced today. 

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Favorite 25 Pima County projects ID’d for possible bond money

Favorite 25 Pima County projects ID’d for possible bond money

The residents have spoken. More like they’ve logged on.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Free bat activities at the zoo

If you're going to the zoo tomorrow, check out the free bat themed activities and crafts for the whole family.

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2 Montana grizzlies arrive at Reid zoo

2 Montana grizzlies arrive at Reid zoo

The brother and sister grizzly bears are not on exhibit yet as they get used to their surroundings in Tucson.

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2 Montana grizzlies arrive at Reid zoo

2 Montana grizzlies arrive at Reid zoo

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2 Montana grizzlies arrive at Reid Park Zoo in Tucson

2 Montana grizzlies arrive at Reid Park Zoo in Tucson

Two rescued 18-month-old grizzly bears from the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana arrived safely at the Reid Park Zoo Thursday.

July 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Summer is time to go on safari

Summer is time to go on safari

A giraffe lumbers around the enclosure while visitors enjoy the late afternoon at Summer Safari Friday Nights last Friday. However, not all animals are out at night.

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Summer is time to go on safari

Summer is time to go on safari

Elephants turn the tables on zoo visitors and watch them during Reid Park Zoo Summer Safari Friday Nights, which runs from 5 to 8:30 p.m. through July 12.

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Summer is time to go on safari

Summer is time to go on safari

Kaya the female African lion enjoys playing with one of the large plastic balls in the lion enclosure at Reid Park Zoo Summer Safari Friday Nights last week.

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Summer is time to go on safari

Summer is time to go on safari

Stephanie Buck holds a reluctant Riley Buck while Scott Riggs shows off a Bull python during last week's Safari Nights Friday.

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Summer is time to go on safari

Summer is time to go on safari

Denaya Daniels paints the face of Zachary Kusch as part of the special evening event.

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Summer is time to go on safari

Summer is time to go on safari

The band "One Heart Beat" played last week at Reid Park. Tucson Bandstand is providing live entertainment this Friday

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Summer is time to go on safari

Summer is time to go on safari

So, you want to go a little wild but it's just too darned hot out during the day? Head to Reid Park Zoo on one of its Summer Safari Friday Nights.

June 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Up to 3 Alaska brown bears will call Reid Park Zoo home

Up to 3 Alaska brown bears will call Reid Park Zoo home

Workers with Cemrock Naturalistic Environments retrofit the former polar bear exhibit to provide a comfortable home for as many as three Alaska brown bears. The zoo is working with wildlife officials in Alaska who help rescue orphaned bears or bears that can't be reintroduced into the wild.

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