Press Releases

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A Sampling of Media Coverage

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New Year's Baby at the ZOO (Released December 2003) PDF

Lions and Tigers Carve Pumpkins and Kids Trick-or-Treat in the Zoo (Released October 2003) PDF

Ocean Conservancy Presents on Landmark Ocean Reports (Released August 2003) PDF

Father's Day: Trade Aftershave for Zoo Admission (Released June 2003) PDF

High School Art Attacked by Lions (Released May 2003) PDF

Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Have What Kids Want: Survey Results Announced by Senator Bradley in White Paper (Released: April 2003) PDF
—Executive Summary of White Paper PDF
—Complete White Paper (1.2 meg PDF)

National Wildlife Refuge Centennial Celebration and Opening of Panther Exhibit at the Zoo’s Annual Save the Panther Day (Released: February 2003) PDF

Five Zoos Cooperate on New Monkey Birth (Released: January 2003) PDF

Young Lawyers Help Foster Children (Released: January 2003) PDF

VP from The Ocean Conservancy Presents America's Youngest Frontier
(Released: January 2003) PDF

Zoo Hosts Cancer Research Fundraiser (Released: October 2002) PDF

Zoo Premieres Night Eyes Zoo Tours (Released: October 2002) PDF

Tenth Year of Zoo Donating Grounds for Alzheimer's Fundraiser (Released October 2002) PDF

Pianos for Primates: Helping the Madagascar Fauna Group (Released: October 2002)

NWF Stewards Meet at the Zoo to Increase Wildlife Habitats in SW Florida
(Released: September 2002)

Antelopes Born: One is a Lion Killer, The Other Easy Prey (Released: September 2002) PDF

Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin Films in the Zoo (Released: August 2002) PDF

America's Rarest Tigers Roar into Naples (Released: August 2002)

Zoo Welcomes Field Staff from Madagascar at Ritz-Carlton (Released: August 2002) PDF

Endangered Ocelots Premiere in Safari Canyon (Released April 2002)

Grand Opening of Exhibit for Predator More Endangered Than Tigers (Released: December 2001)

Southwest Florida Gets American Zoo and Aquarium Accredited Zoo! (Released: April 2001)

Save the Panther Day (Released: February 2001)

A Growing Legacy: Dr. Henry Nehrling (Released January 2001)

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Month (Released: June 2000)

Worldwide Cooperation for Safari Canyon 2000 (Released: May 2000)

Blood Drive at the Zoo (Released: April 2000)

Smithsonian Botanist Provides Tours through the Garden (Released: January 2000)

Myth-Understood Hyenas (Released: July 1999)

A Sampling of Articles from the Naples Daily News and Other archives

Color Changing Monkeys Born (December 2003)

Howl-O-Ween Celebration at the Zoo (October 2003)

The Ocean Conservancy Regional Director Speaks at Zoo
(August 2003)

Looking Back: Nostalgia advertisement from 1966 (July 2003)

Father's Day and Cologne for the Animals (The Loop: June 2003)

Father's Day and Cologne (Ft. Myers News-Press) (June 2003)

Tigers Filmed for Bronx Zoo's New Exhibit (The Loop: May 2003)

Photo: Lions Attack High School Art (May 2003)

Photo: Mother Colobus Monkey & Baby (May 2003)

Zoo Opens Panther Glade Exhibit (February 2003)

VP of The Ocean Conservancy Presents at Caribbean Gardens (January 2003)

New Antelopes Born in the Zoo (September 2002)

National Geographic Explorer Films Zoo's Animals (September 2002)

Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin Films in the Zoo
(August 2002)

Rarest Tigers In America Roar Into Naples Zoo (July 2002)

Zoo Hosts Ocean Conservancy Meeting (June 2002)

Zoo Offers Mosquito Awareness Seminars (June 2002)

Carlisle Treats Children to a Day at the Zoo (May 2002)

Zoo Premieres Endangered Ocelots (April 2002)

Easter Treats at the Zoo (March 2002)

Zoo Introduces New Alligators (March 2002)

Native Orchid Restoration Project Partners with Caribbean Gardens (January 2002)

African Wild Dogs Opening Day Photos (December 2001)

Zoo Has Vine-Cutting Ceremony for Season of Sunday Brunches (December 2001)

NWF and Zoo Partner to Save Panthers (November 2001) (from National Wildlife Federation)

Zoo Wins International Conservation Award (September 2001)

Father's Day Contest (June 2001)

Focus on the New Zoo Name (May 2001)

College students share lessons on endangered species with middle-schoolers (March 2001)

Zoo Offers Glimpse of Another World (July 2000)

Scream Like a Wildman Father's Day Contest (June 2000)

Save the Panther Day (March 2000)

Zoo Introduces Spotted Hyenas (August 1999)

Toucan Sign on US 41 being renovated and Toucan Sign Returns (July 1999)

Two-month Old Leopard Cubs (July 1999)

Innovation, renovation will take Caribbean Gardens into next century (April 1999)

Caribbean Gardens 45th Anniversary (February 1999)

Infrared Cameras Donated for Panther Tracking (January 1999)


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