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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo announces the birth of two endangered American red wolves as part of its American red wolf breeding program.

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ASHEBORO — Three recently orphaned North American river otter pups have joined together as a group at the North Carolina Zoo to prepare for their eventual release back in the wild. 

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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo announces the birth of five critically endangered American red wolves as part of its American red wolf breeding program. The five new pups — three males, two females — were born Tuesday, April 21. The pups and their mother are all healthy and doing well.

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ASHEBORO — The public will get a chance to glimpse into the past as the North Carolina Zoo plans to open a time capsule from 1984 that’s buried at its iconic African Pavilion.

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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce another southern white rhino was born at the Zoo on Feb. 24, 2020 — the second rhino birth so far this year. The female calf was born to mother Linda and father, Stormy. The Zoo will announce details of naming the new calf at a later time.

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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a third southern white rhino in just under two years. The female calf was born on Sunday, Jan. 5,  to mother Kit and father Stormy. The calf weighed approximately 100 pounds and will be named at a later time.

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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo announces a new addition to the chimpanzee troop.

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Wednesday, 13 November 2019 13:09

North Carolina Zoo’s black bear Holly passes away

ASHEBORO — Holly, a black bear who lived at the North Carolina Zoo for 24 years, was humanely euthanized on Wed., Nov. 6, 2019.  Holly arrived at the Zoo, along with another black bear male Yanu, on Feb. 13, 1995. Both were confiscated by the NC Wildlife Commission from an unaccredited roadside zoo in 1992 in Cherokee County. She was estimated to be 28 years old and wild-born. Her companion Yanu died at the Zoo in 2017.

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NORMAN — Mayor Kenneth Broadway is hoping this year's Norman Fest will be the biggest in its 10-year run.

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ASHEBORO — Yepani, a grizzly bear who has lived at the North Carolina Zoo for 25 years and was known for his gentle and patient personality, died Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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