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Meet Zaki, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s Baby Orangutan

The orangutan born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in April now has a name: Zaki! The baby is the first successful orangutan birth at the zoo since 2014. Similar to humans, orangutan offspring are completely dependent on their mother for the first few years of their life. ...
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Wild Asia Opens at the Akron Zoo

Wild Asia is now open at the Akron Zoo! The brand new area, Lehner Family Foundation Wild Asia, features Sumatran tigers, red pandas and white-cheeked gibbons. ...
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Explore Spring Wildflowers With Cleveland Metroparks

Hike for wildflowers with Naturalist Marty Calabrese at Scenic Loop Trail, one of this month's "Ten to Explore" locations across Cleveland Metroparks. Watch as he shows a few easy-to-spot wildflowers and shares resources for families to go on their very own wildflower hunt. ...
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Which Greater Cleveland Aquarium Animals Make the Best Moms and Dads?

Curator Ray P. talks about how different fish and amphibians at the aquarium do (and do not) parent, including Bangaii cardinalfish, poison dart frogs, Surinam toads, panda barbs, daffodil cichlids, weedy seadragons, cownose stingrays and sand tiger sharks. ...
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Meet Akron Zoo’s Baby Penguin Chick, Ernesto

It's a boy! Meet Ernesto, the Akron Zoo's penguin chick, in this behind-the-scenes video. Keeper Vicky shares information and answers questions about the chick, Akron Zoo's penguin colony and Humboldt penguins in general. ...
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Make Your Own Glow in the Dark Slime!

Have you ever wondered what causes things to glow in the dark? Find out by watching this video — used as part of the Northeast Ohio Parent KidStream video series — and making your own slime! ...
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Learn About Tarantulas With the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Have you ever seen a tarantula give a human a high five? Get an extra-hairy, behind the scenes look at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History's special exhibition, Wildlife Rescue, in this video. ...
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Learn Family Fishing Tips With Cleveland Metroparks

The weather is warming up and so is the fishing in Cleveland Metroparks! Join recreation specialists to learn tips and tricks for catching trout and other local gamefish in this segment geared for youth and families. From bait basics to casting a line and reeling in a catch, this is a great primer for fishing beginners. ...
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Visit the Tiger Cubs at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

For the first time in more than 20 years, guests can visit tiger cubs at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo! The three cubs, all born in this past December, made their public debut last week at the zoo’s Rosebrough Tiger Passage. ...
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Acid + Base Volcanic Reaction Experiment for Kids

How are volcanos formed and why do they erupt? The Children's Museum of Cleveland invites you to check out this classic science experiment that can be done with materials you likely have around the house. ...
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