Welcome to the home of the New Team in Town
This is a place where you
can learn all about the Indianapolis Zoo Orangutans - a team of
animals that will inspire you with their ability to make you laugh,
experience the wonder of the animal world, and maybe even look at
yourself in a whole new way!
Three things you can do TODAY to help save orangutans:
• Support the New Team
Make your gift to help support the International Orangutan Center!
Get your exclusive New Team t-shirt with a gift of $250 or more. Plan on visiting the best zoo exhibit in the world after it opens on
May 24, 2014.
• Make Healthy Choices
Take the orangutan match quiz and see who you're most like. Then,
encourage your family to sign up for the
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue
Shield Foundation's 5-2-1-0 Countdown to Health Challenge in
partnership with the Indianapolis Zoo and WFYI. Since orangutans
share 97% of humans' DNA, you'll learn how many of the same health
concerns people face in their everyday lives - including weight gain
and diabetes - can be managed through good food choices and daily
Encourage your community school to participate in the FREE
International Orangutan Center Education Program. Students in grades
K-8 will learn about orangutans, their habitat, and their uncertain
future through engaging hands-on activities with a strong
focus on STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math).
Check out some fun
videos to see how some of Indiana's well-known personalities matched up with
the Indianapolis Zoo's orangutans:
Tamika Catchings, WNBA Finals MVP of the champion Indiana Fever,
introduces you to her Indianapolis Zoo orangutan match.
Watch more celebrity videos, then take the quiz to find your match.
You just may find you have something in common with one of Indy's
most notable personalities!
The Indianapolis Zoo empowers people and
communities, both locally and globally, to advance animal