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Super furry animal

Super furry animal

Jeff the Nature Guy shows off Flumpy the chinchilla, a cuddly South American animal that is getting harder to find in the wild because of its soft fur.

December 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
ZooMontana gets 4-wheeler from ExxonMobil

ZooMontana gets 4-wheeler from ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil donated a four-wheeler to ZooMontana on Friday, adding to the zoo's growing fleet of grounds vehicles.

December 12, 2014 4:47 pmLoading…
Bald Eagle Release

Bald Eagle Release

Jeff the Nature Guy talks with Becky Kean of the Montana Raptor Conservation Center about the immature bald eagle being released back into the wild in Billings.

December 09, 2014 3:49 pmLoading…
Rescued eagle released at Norm's Island

Rescued eagle released at Norm's Island

It took wildlife officials a few minutes to coax her out of her cage and back into the wild, but a young eagle rescued from the Yellowstone River near Billings in late November was returned to the wild on Tuesday.

December 09, 2014 2:35 pm Video Photos

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Phillips 66 donates $50K for ZooMontana wolverine habitat

Phillips 66 donates $50K for ZooMontana wolverine habitat

Phillips 66, which has a refinery in Billings, has donated $50,000 to ZooMontana to build a new wolverine habitat and exhibit.

December 05, 2014 2:45 pmLoading…
Furs, hides and horns

Furs, hides and horns

Jeff the Nature Guy talks about items made from animals that threaten wild species like rhino, turtle and elephant.

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Eagle rescued in Billings to be released

Eagle rescued in Billings to be released

An immature bald eagle rescued along the Yellowstone River in Billings on Nov. 26 will be released at Norm’s Island next Tuesday.

December 03, 2014 5:13 pmLoading…
ZooMontana introduces new Canada lynx

ZooMontana introduces new Canada lynx

On Wednesday, ZooMontana introduced its newest resident to the public — a 4-year-old male Canada lynx named Opi.

December 03, 2014 1:50 pmLoading…
ZooLight tours start Friday

ZooLight tours start Friday

ZooLight tours start Friday

December 03, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Franklin the pardoned turkey

Franklin the pardoned turkey

Jeff the Nature Guy shows off Franklin, the tom turkey pardoned by the Billings mayor for Thanksgiving.

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Amazing Armadillo

Amazing Armadillo

Jeff the Nature Guy introduces a new resident of ZooMontana, a three-banded armadillo!

November 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
What happens in zoo quarantine?

What happens in zoo quarantine?

Jeff the Nature Guy talks about the quarantine area at ZooMontana, where new animals live until they can go on exhibit.

November 13, 2014 7:40 amLoading…
ZooMontana tigers in the snow

ZooMontana tigers in the snow

The tigers at ZooMontana experience snow for the first time.

November 11, 2014 10:20 amLoading…
ZooMontana tigers see snow for the first time

ZooMontana tigers see snow for the first time

For the first time in their lives, ZooMontana's new pair of Amur tigers woke up on Monday morning to a blanket of snow in their habitat.

November 11, 2014 10:15 am Video Loading…
The scoop on poop

The scoop on poop

Jeff the Nature Guy shows how to identify animals by the poop they leave behind.

November 06, 2014 2:47 pmLoading…

Military vets get sweet deal at ZooMontana

ZooMontana is offering veterans discounted admission in honor of Veterans Day.

November 06, 2014 12:05 pmLoading…
With quarantine lifted after reported bite, ZooMontana wolves back on display

With quarantine lifted after reported bite, ZooMontana wolves back on display

The 10-day quarantine placed on ZooMontana’s pair of gray wolves after a report that one of them might have bitten a young child has ended, and the wolves are back on public view.

October 31, 2014 4:55 pmLoading…
ZooMontana to offer discounted admission for veterans

ZooMontana to offer discounted admission for veterans

For five days in mid-November, ZooMontana will give military veterans, and the group that comes with them, discounted admission in honor of Veterans Day.

October 30, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
For Rent: Who will move in at the zoo?

For Rent: Who will move in at the zoo?

Jeff the Nature Guy talks about the loss of Rocket, the Sika deer at ZooMontana, and how the zoo will find the right animal to live in the exhibit.

October 28, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
A sika deer fawn named Rocket

A sika deer fawn named Rocket

A sika deer fawn named Rocket with his mother at ZooMontana in May 1997.

October 28, 2014 2:20 pmLoading…

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