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Seneca Park Zoo reopens this weekend with new admission process

For the first time in more than three months, visitors were walking along the trails at Seneca Park Zoo on Friday morning. The zoo opened only for...
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Fri, 06/26/2020 - 9:46am
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Seneca Park Zoo to open on June 26

The Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester, which has been closed since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, will open to zoo members on June 26 and the...
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Wed, 06/24/2020 - 9:02am
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Connections: Patricia Wright on conservation and her work with lemurs

We sit down with Patricia Wright, a woman sometimes described as the Jane Goodall of lemurs. Wright’s work in Madagascar has led to a massive change in...
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Fri, 02/28/2020 - 9:19am
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Seneca Park Zoo welcomes 6-year-old snowy owl

Seneca Park Zoo announced the arrival of a snowy owl on Friday. The six-year-old male owl, Tundra, will join the zoo’s female owl, Winter, in a newly...
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Fri, 01/31/2020 - 7:47am
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Seneca Park Zoo collects donations for Australian wildlife devastated by bushfires

Rochester-area residents have donated thousands of dollars to a fund dedicated to the care of wildlife injured in Australia's bushfires. Seneca Park Zoo...
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Fri, 01/10/2020 - 6:55am
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Connections: The Seneca Park Zoo Society's 2019 Environmental Innovation Awards

The Seneca Park Zoo Society's 2019 Environmental Innovation Awards had at least one common theme: food sustainability. Human beings waste a tremendous...
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Tue, 12/17/2019 - 11:09am
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Seneca Park Zoo deaths: Nature's course or animal care concerns?

First, it was the snow leopard. Abandoned by his mother after being born outside her maternity den, he died at just 8 days old. Then, a red panda...
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Tue, 11/05/2019 - 8:22am
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Connections: Previewing the Seneca Park Zoo Society's 2019 Environmental Innovation Awards

The Seneca Park Zoo Society is gearing up for its second annual Environmental Innovation Awards and Symposium . The event celebrates leadership in...
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Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:11am
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Seneca Park Zoo reports the death of African elephant, Chana

The Seneca Park Zoo announced on Tuesday that a 37 year old female African elephant, named Chana, has died. She was euthanized on Monday night, after a...
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Tue, 10/22/2019 - 12:15pm
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Seneca Park Zoo's hyena 'Lou' has died at age 27; oldest hyena in human care

Officials at the Seneca Park Zoo say they are celebrating the life of a 27-year-old spotted hyena, named Lou, who died over the weekend. Zoo’s Assistant...
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 11:49am
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