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Man’s Daily Trips Have Made Him a Beloved Visitor at Erie Zoo

Man’s Daily Trips Have Made Him a Beloved Visitor at Erie Zoo

Posted on March 18th, 2019 at 2:00 AM

Joe Kalvelage, 77, of Erie, knows “everybody” at the zoo, from employees to animals.

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Go Erie Photos: Ollie, the Orangutan

Go Erie Photos: Ollie, the Orangutan

Posted on March 14th, 2019 at 10:50 AM

Ollie, the Erie Zoo’s 9-year-old Bornean orangutan, will be moved to the San Francisco Zoo in spring or summer 2019 as part of a breeding program. He was born in 2009 at the Erie Zoo to Dasa and Joe, both of whom will remain at the Erie Zoo along with Otis, born in 2017.

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Palm Oil Crisis Update 2019

Palm Oil Crisis Update 2019

Posted on March 13th, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Orangutans are endangered and there are less than 6,600 Sumatran orangutans left in the wild and about 45,000 Bornean. Their biggest threat is NON-sustainable palm oil farming. This could cause the extinction of orangutans in the wild in the very near future without your help.

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We're Hiring!

We're Hiring!

Posted on March 2nd, 2019 at 4:00 PM

We're hiring! Stop by the Erie Zoo office weekdays 8am-5pm to get your application!

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Ollie is Moving: Orangutan Q&A

Ollie is Moving: Orangutan Q&A

Posted on March 1st, 2019 at 10:45 AM

9 year old orangutan Ollie will be moving this spring to San Francisco to start his new adventure. There have been a lot of questions about his move so we provided some answers!

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Go Erie Erie Zoo Reopens with New Rhinos

Go Erie Erie Zoo Reopens with New Rhinos

Posted on February 28th, 2019 at 6:00 AM

The Erie Zoo will open its gates to the public for the season Friday, welcoming a few new members and bidding a farewell to others in short order.

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Go Erie Erie Zoo orangutan headed to San Francisco

Go Erie Erie Zoo orangutan headed to San Francisco

Posted on February 14th, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Nine-year-old Ollie will depart, leaving the zoo with three orangutans: Ollie’s parents Joe and Dasa and brother Otis.

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Go Erie Photos: The Erie Zoo Through the Years

Go Erie Photos: The Erie Zoo Through the Years

Posted on February 6th, 2019 at 12:01 AM

See many of our file photos of the Erie Zoo, through the years. Photos by ERIE TIMES-NEWS staff.

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Wild Stuff

Wild Stuff

Posted on January 24th, 2019 at 10:15 AM

Click the Button below to visit the Wild Stuff at Your Erie Zoo as seen on Jet 24 & Fox 66!

Wild Stuff

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Feature Creature

Feature Creature

Posted on January 24th, 2019 at 10:15 AM

Check out the Featured Creature as seen on Erie News Now by clicking the button below!

Feature Creature

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