They zoo is welcoming two Amur Leopard cubs and a gorilla. Your support of the zoo is invaluable and we thank you for making a difference! Utah’s Hogle Zoo is dedicated to the health and wellness of the animals in our care and we strive to provide the best of the best no matter how big or small. “This has been such a tough time in the world for everyone, and it’s just such a nice thing to be able to come to work and see something so miraculous and be able to be a part of it and be a part of this baby’s life and watch her grow up,” Hallyburton said. EMAIL. In a press release, the zoo confirmed the five-pound baby girl was born July 6. TWEET. Nothing makes a comfier bed than a bale of hale with Kraft paper blankets! Utah’s Hogle Zoo - Utah's only AZA accredited Zoo! Kale, lettuce, vegetables and fruits are a few of their favorite things! Storage containers help keep the place nice and tidy for both the gorillas and the keepers! So Utah's Hogle Zoo participates in that campaign every year, and it's been a really successful campaign worldwide so yeah, it's a great campaign and we do participate in it every year and it really helps gorillas in the wild. Next door are the Bornean orangutans, Mia, Acara, and Tuah. The new warthogs at Utah’s Hogle Zoo The little girl was born to first-time parents Jabali and Husani on July 6. Receive our latest offers, stories & event news, direct to your inbox. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. “Zoo animals are ambassadors for their species and so you can’t care about something that you don’t know about or that you don’t have a connection with,” Middleton said. The gorilla will be an auction item at the event on September 10th, so we're gonna have to wait a couple more weeks to find out what her name is, but she is so cute and if you'd like to check her out, the zoo is open daily from nine to six and then if you wanna see the baby gorilla, you can reserve a time slot from eleven to 3 PM live at the Hogle Zoo. Please remember to keep social distance in line, and masks are still required in all indoor structures including when you visit Jabali and baby (soon to be named at Rendezvous!) “This is extremely exciting for us,” said Clair Hallyburton, the zoo’s primate supervisor. SHARE. We use a variety of different small food items and objects to encourage foraging and problem solving. Cellphone recycling at Hogle Zoo also gets a $1 discount and can protect gorilla habitats, she noted. SALT LAKE CITY — There are a few new babies at Utah’s Hogle Zoo, and they're now on display for the public to see. Have you heard the big news?! Her name is Gorgeous and at age 48 she is the oldest gorilla in captivity. Nominate Someone for a FOX 13 Dream Team Surprise. We also fill PVC pieces with Jell-O to create tool use and keep things interesting! A water jug can be used as sensory play by being filled with water or a manipulative enrichment strategy for the gorillas to toss around and create noise. SHARE. We use Gatorade powder to help wash down medication as well as fluids for hydration, Low sugar, of course! Hogle Zoo welcomes baby gorilla and leopard cubs KSTU Salt Lake City, UT. If you’d like to visit the new gorilla you can reserve a time slot from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. A new baby gorilla was born at Utah’s Hogle Zoo earlier this month. They zoo is welcoming two Amur Leopard cubs and a gorilla. The opportunity to name the baby girl will go up for auction during the zoo’s annual fundraising gala, Zoo Rendezvous, which will be held virtually on … Right now there’s a brand new baby gorilla that you’ll want to meet, and you also won’t want to miss … Hogle Zoo is a family favorite during summer months, and this year it’s especially nice to be able to wander through the zoo and breathe in the fresh air. Utah’s Hogle Zoo is dedicated to the health and wellness of the animals in our care and we strive to provide the best of the best no matter how big or small. Imported to Utah in June 1967, the couple of gorillas called Dan I and Elaine, were the first of their species to arrive to this institution. Storm, Skye and the still unnamed baby gorilla joined the Hogle Zoo family this year. Husani was born at the Bronx Zoo in 1991 and has lived at two other zoos before making Hogle Zoo his home in May 2010. From engaging enrichment to top-notch nutrition, you can play a precise role in nurturing our growing gorilla troop. Our female Western Lowland gorilla, Jabali will soon be a first time mom. … The major exhibits at Hogle Zoo are Asian Highlands, Rocky Shores, Discovery Land and Elephant Encounter. SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 1, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — The Hogle Zoo has announced the birth of baby Western Lowland Gorilla, not yet named, but now nearly a month old. Sorry. From engaging enrichment to top-notch nutrition, you can play a precise role in nurturing our growing gorilla troop. 317,186 were here. He is an 18 year old male gorilla named Husani. "Every time you buy a ticket, a percentage of those proceeds go toward conservation," Hansen said. Jabali (female): seventh offspring of JoRayK born May 29, 2004 at the Denver Zoo. The Hogle Zoo is home to two ape species, three western lowland gorilla and three Bornean orangutans. The zoo hopes people will fall in love with them and work to save the critically endangered species. Jabali, a Western lowland gorilla, cradles her baby at Utah’s Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. Simply head to the west side of our Great Apes Building and we'll get you in! Our apes love to be intellectually challenged! On the other side of the zoo, keepers are welcoming a new baby gorilla born in July to mother Jabali. Hogle Zoo welcomes baby gorilla and leopard cubs. The first successful birth of a Western Lowland Gorilla in the zoo’s … 911 system in U.S. 'at a breaking point,' ambulance group says. Now that they’re five months old and big enough to be on exhibit, visitors can see them daily. Devouring delicious fresh food keeps our gorillas taste buds up to par. If the gorillas are feeling extra spontaneous to try something new, we use small amounts of peanut butter as a JACKPOT reward to tell them that they did the right thing. 317,132 were here. The great apes are large, tailless primates with the males usually being larger and stronger than females. Lexi Johnson, Fox Thirteen News, Utah. The gorillas will drape themselves with Kraft paper or leaf bags and sometimes even snack on them. UP NEXT. Hogle Zoo welcomes baby gorilla and leopard cubs. This group includes gorillas, orangutans, bonobos, chimpanzees and humans. The gorilla troop is composed of silverback male Husani, as well as JoRayk and her adolescent daughter, Jabali. Storm, Skye and the still unnamed baby gorilla joined the Hogle Zoo family this year. Came with JoRayk to Hogle Zoo in 2011. (CNN) Just days after a New Orleans zoo celebrated the first gorilla to be born there in 24 years, the infant has passed away. The still unnamed baby ape is the first baby for mother Jabali and her mate Husani. The leopard cubs were born in March to mother Zaya and have been bonding with her since. A third gorilla exists at Hogle Zoo. Utah’s Hogle Zoo - Utah's only AZA accredited Zoo! Hogle Zoo welcomes new baby gorilla, born to first-time parents Josh Newman 7/31/2020. The six-day-old baby gorilla born to … Published on Apr 16, 2018 For the first time in nine years, staff at the Smithsonian's National Zoo are celebrating the birth of a male western lowland gorilla. You must have JavaScript enabled to fill out this form. Copyright 2020 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Most species are omnivorous, but fruit is the preferred food among all but some human groups. Rides & Attractions. Food, glorious food! (UPDATE 7/17/20) -- Hogle Zoo has released more photos of the baby gorilla born earlier this month. Hogle Zoo welcomes baby gorilla and leopard cubs. indoor viewing times are 11a - 3p. In a press release, the zoo confirmed the five-pound baby girl was born July 6. “So it’s really important to have a lot of animals in the zoos just because you never know what sparks an interest.”. 317,738 were here. “Skye is a lot more chill, we call him a ‘mama‘s boy,’ he’s a lot slower, he was a lot slower to start eating meat, he still nurses,” said Asian Highlands keeper, Kelsey Middleton. A new baby gorilla was born at Utah’s Hogle Zoo earlier this month. Help us take care of the troop in preparation for the new addition and grant a few wishes. Lastly you no longer need a reservation to visit our baby gorilla! The young are born helpless, and they must be cared for long periods of time. She came to Hogle Zoo from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in … The baby doesn’t have a name yet, but the zoo is auctioning off the chance to name her at this years’ Zoo Rendezvous event happening on September 10. 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