Cincinnati Zoo http://wnku.org en The Cincinnati Zoo is using a Beagle to Sniff out Pregnant Polar Bears http://wnku.org/post/cincinnati-zoo-using-beagle-sniff-out-pregnant-polar-bears-0 <p>A scientist at the Cincinnati Zoo has come up with a unique way to tell if polar bears are pregnant involving a dog named Elvis.Thanks to Dr. Erin Curry , an animal conservation scientist at the Cincinnati Zoo, a beagle is now the one responsible for detecting pregnancy in polar bears &nbsp;by sniffing out the results. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 14:53:31 +0000 Cheri Lawson 29038 at http://wnku.org The Cincinnati Zoo is using a Beagle to Sniff out Pregnant Polar Bears Cincinnati Zoo plans to breed sibling rhinos to save the species http://wnku.org/post/cincinnati-zoo-plans-breed-sibling-rhinos-save-species-0 <p>Scientists at the Cincinnati Zoo are taking bold steps to save an endangered species.</p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:45:30 +0000 Cheri Lawson 26537 at http://wnku.org Cincinnati Zoo plans to breed sibling rhinos to save the species Tonight is Reggae Night at Tunes & Blooms http://wnku.org/post/tonight-reggae-night-tunes-blooms <p>ZOO IS FREE AFTER 5PM.&nbsp; MUSIC STARTS AT 6PM.</p><p>We've been at this <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/tunes-blooms/" target="_blank">Tunes &amp; Blooms</a> things for a while now, and this year, we're stretching out a bit.&nbsp;&nbsp; So, tonight is Reggae Night at the Zoo!&nbsp; The weather is beautiful, the tulips are in full bloom, and it's going to be another amazing night of music and family fun at the Cincinnati Zoo.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:25:30 +0000 Aaron Sharpe 22217 at http://wnku.org Tonight is Reggae Night at Tunes & Blooms WNKU Welcomes the Return of Tunes & Blooms http://wnku.org/post/wnku-welcomes-return-tunes-blooms <p>Now in its 8th season, Tunes &amp; Blooms has become one of WNKU's favorite annual events.&nbsp; It occurs every Thursday night in April and features some of the best musical acts our region has to offer playing amongst the tulips of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Each week, the Zoo dispenses with the usual admission fee at 5pm allowing visitors to roam the animal exhibits for free before settling down to enjoy live music from 6p to 8p.&nbsp; Bring a picnic or choose from the excellent food options available on site.&nbsp; They even serve local micro-brews at the Zoo. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:34:48 +0000 Aaron Sharpe 21511 at http://wnku.org WNKU Welcomes the Return of Tunes & Blooms PNC Festival of Lights on A Cincinnati Night Before Christmas http://wnku.org/post/pnc-festival-lights-cincinnati-night-christmas <p>We have several great thank you gifts for our <a href="https://wnkuallegiance.nku.edu/WebModuleV862/Donate.aspx?P=WEB&amp;PAGETYPE=PLG&amp;CHECK=nTVTsCAcZKMVQycLjeawDdW0piuR9ZMb" target="_blank">year-end membership campaign</a>, including a package made especially for families who live in Cincinnati or those families from out of town that have made an annual tradition of visiting Cincinnati for the holidays.</p><p><a href="https://wnkuallegiance.nku.edu/WebModuleV862/Donate.aspx?P=WEB&amp;PAGETYPE=PLG&amp;CHECK=nTVTsCAcZKMVQycLjeawDdW0piuR9ZMb" target="_blank">Get your thank you gift by supporting </a><a href="https://wnkuallegiance.nku.edu/WebModuleV862/Donate.aspx?P=WEB&amp;PAGETYPE=PLG&amp;CHECK=nTVTsCAcZKMVQycLjeawDdW0piuR9ZMb" target="_top">WNKU today!</a></p><p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 20:26:50 +0000 Aaron Sharpe 17725 at http://wnku.org PNC Festival of Lights on A Cincinnati Night Before Christmas Jake Speed & the Freddies and The Turkeys play tonight's Tunes & Blooms at the Cincinnati Zoo http://wnku.org/post/jake-speed-freddies-and-turkeys-play-tonights-tunes-blooms-cincinnati-zoo <p><strong>ZOO ADMISSION IS FREE AFTER FIVE!</strong></p><p>Tunes &amp; Blooms truly is <strong>the</strong> place to be Thursday night&#39;s in April.&nbsp; Last week, we set a new attendance record at Tunes &amp; Blooms with The Tillers and Shiny &amp; the Spoon.&nbsp; Over 4300 people came through the gates of the <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Zoo &amp; Botanical Gardens</a> to soak up the beautiful weather and hear some of the best local talent our region has to offer.&nbsp; Tonight will be no different as we welcome back perennial favorites Jake Speed &amp; the Freddies and The Turkeys for the series finale.&nbsp; Thu, 26 Apr 2012 15:21:07 +0000 Aaron Sharpe 10100 at http://wnku.org Jake Speed & the Freddies and The Turkeys play tonight's Tunes & Blooms at the Cincinnati Zoo Earth Calendar for April 11th and 12th http://wnku.org/post/earth-calendar-april-11th-and-12th <p>Dedicated to protecting wildlife and wild places, Sharon Negri&nbsp;founded the Mountain Lion Foundation in 1986 and served as it&#39;s director until 1990. Today she directs WildFurtures, a non-profit &nbsp;organization that works to bridge the gap between science and conservation and promotes an understanding of large carnivores through education and community involvement. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Kathy Costello 9502 at http://wnku.org Earth Calendar for April 11th and 12th