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Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo to reopen June 1
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Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo to reopen June 1

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Kgosi, the cousin to a new baby female western lowland gorilla watches all the excitement of his cousin's feeding through a window at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on in May 2019.

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium announced today that is plans to reopen on June 1.

This announcement is based on the guidance given Thursday afternoon by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts at his press conference, according to a statement from the zoo.

The zoo has been planning for its reopening for about a month and will share its reopening details, which include significant restrictions, on Tuesday.

“All of us at the Zoo are thrilled to welcome guests back as part of our mission,”  Dennis Pate, president and CEO of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, said in a statement.

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