Sponsored by
elephants

elephantsRSS

Punga the elephant dies at Reid Park Zoo

An 11-year-old elephant died Tuesday at Tucson's zoo, where officials say a "twisted gut" caused Punga to unexpectedly die.... Read more»1

Mexico bans wild animals in circuses — but there's no place for them to go

A new law in Mexico banning the use of tigers, elephants, zebras, lions and other exotic animals in circuses comes into effect next week. But what will happen to all of these animals?... Read more»

Baby elephant, Tucson share a birthday

The long wait is over, and Semba, an African elephant at Reid Park Zoo, delivered her calf at 10:55 p.m. Wednesday — just in time for Tucson's 239th birthday.... Read more»1

Reid Park throwing an elephant baby shower

Reid Park Zoo would like to invite the community to "an elephant-sized baby shower" Sunday for Semba, a pregnant African elephant, officials said.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: 2012 looking up for Tucson International Airport

Tuesday on Buckmaster - We get a summer air travel preview with Dick Gruntzel, CFO for Tucson International Airport. Also, certified financial planner Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday Money Maker Report and Reid Park Zoo Curator Jim Schnormeier.... Read more»

Zoo animals get early Valentines

Reid Park Zoo's animals celebrated Valentine's Day early with special treats from their keepers during the "I Love the Zoo" day Sunday.... Read more»1