Student Voice

First birthday for the king of the campus

First birthday for the king of the campus

By Paige Norling

January 28, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Video

Ira, the new lion cub at the Moorpark College Zoo, is about to have his first birthday party on Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Moorpark College Zoo. "We always love putting on events for the public to enjoy, so it's exciting," said Mara Rodriguez who is a Instructional Technician and has been a full-time...

America’s Teaching Zoo gets in the holiday spirit

America’s Teaching Zoo gets in the holiday spirit

By Shaina Stitch

December 9, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Over 10 tons of snow was delivered to America's Teaching Zoo over the weekend for their fourth annual fundraiser, 'Arctic Lights.'"All of the proceeds will go towards the medical care, and the feeding of the animals here at America's Teaching Zoo," said Exotic Animal Training and Management faculty m...

Snow day at MC’s Teaching zoo

Snow day at MC’s Teaching zoo

By Shaina Stitch

December 4, 2014


Filed under News

America’s Teaching Zoo will host it's seasonal event, "Arctic Lights" providing a chance for guests to play in real snow. The annual event, at Moorpark College runs through Saturday, Dec. 6 to Sunday, Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.“Guests can expect a fun winter-themed weekend here at the zoo,...

Children dress up for EATM’s annual spook-tacular event, Boo at the Zoo

Children dress up for EATM’s annual spook-tacular event, Boo at the Zoo

By Shaina Stitch

November 4, 2014


Filed under News

EATM held it's annual fundraiser Boo at the Zoo at America's Teaching Zoo, to raise money for future school related excursions for second year students."All the money that we fundraised through donation jars and raffle booth goes towards bus money for second year students field trips," said first-yea...

Come trick-or-treat with EATM at their annual event, Boo at the Zoo

Come trick-or-treat with EATM at their annual event, Boo at the Zoo

By Shaina Stitch

October 23, 2014


Filed under News

In celebration of Halloween, the public can watch animal shows in their costumes at America's Teaching Zoo's annual event and fundraiser, Boo at the Zoo, on Oct. 25-26, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will provide family entertainment for both adults, and young children. "Boo at the Zoo is an opportunity...

Meet and greet the animals, while raising money for EATM

Meet and greet the animals, while raising money for EATM

By Shaina Stitch

September 26, 2014


Filed under News

America's Teaching Zoo and the Moorpark College Foundation will be hosting their third annual fundraiser event, Rendezvous at the Zoo, on Oct. 9, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College to raise money for animal care, and to let the public have a chance to meet some of...

MC welcomes new additions to its zoo

MC welcomes new additions to its zoo

By Brian Varela, Staff writer

March 20, 2014


Filed under News

Wiley, Harvey and Baltimore join America's Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College, adding to the catalog of unique and exotic animals for the EATM program. Harvey, a two-year-old African red-bellied parrot came to Moorpark College from Simi Valley. Wiley, a five-year-old white-nosed coati, came from a facili...

EATM receives honorable Merit Award

EATM receives honorable Merit Award

By Alicia Mistry, News writer

March 14, 2014


Filed under News

Moorpark College's EATM building has been honored with a Merit Award in the nonresidential category for structure and design. The award was officially given at the Feb. 11 Board of Trustees meeting in Ventura County. Read More »...

Spring Spectacular will conjure up some fun at EATM

Spring Spectacular will conjure up some fun at EATM

By Radu Puchiu, Staff writer

March 14, 2014


Filed under Student Life

America's Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College is preparing to launch the 24th annual Spring Spectacular over three consecutive weekends starting on March 22. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. attendees at the zoo can visit animal enclosures, participate in games and watch animal shows, headlined by “Abracata...