In honor of all that Moms do, the Pueblo Zoo is offering free admission to moms (and grandmas) on Mother’s day weekend Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10. Children are mom’s ticket in. One mom per child, please.
And we have a few mothers of our own!
· Ruby, one of our new Nubian goats gave birth to a girl on Tuesday.
· Makara, Ruby’s sister should give birth any day now.
· Snaps, one of our dik diks (small deer-like animal) gave birth to a little one today! (May 6)
· And our baby boy takin, born on April 16 was named today. Takin’s are a large goat-like animal hailing from Mongolia, His name, Kahn, has Mongolian roots much like the other members of his family: Father: Dan -a-ren (Danny for short); Mom – Tashi; Siblings – Kai (female born 2013) Sulu (male born).
The Zoo is now open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Safari Café is open every day from 10:00 – 4:00.