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2014 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Ball

Devin Mugavero, left, and Todd Langfield, general manager of operations for food service at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, feed Lucky carrots under the supervision of zookeeper Dale Berryman, at the Zoo Ball. Photo by Linda Navarro

Wade Petersilie meets Ponya, the ball python, at the Zoo Ball cocktail party.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Wade Petersilie meets Ponya, the ball python, at the Zoo Ball cocktail party. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Checking out an Encounter Africa look at the Zoo Ball silent auction. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Checking out an Encounter Africa look at the Zoo Ball silent auction. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Katie and Scott Stuart at the Encounter Africa reception for the Zoo Ball.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Katie and Scott Stuart at the Encounter Africa reception for the Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Visiting at the Zoo Ball reception were, from left, Sally Veitch, Gale Beshears and Carol Ferguson. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Visiting at the Zoo Ball reception were, from left, Sally Veitch, Gale Beshears and Carol Ferguson. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Liz and Randy Price raise their bid number during the Pledge for Conservation at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Ball.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Liz and Randy Price raise their bid number during the Pledge for Conservation at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Zoo docents Jeanie Baratono and Jack Tomsic had the night off to enjoy the Zoo Ball.
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Zoo docents Jeanie Baratono and Jack Tomsic had the night off to enjoy the Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarr

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Mike Padgett photobombs as Kathy Turner, right, meets

Mike Padgett photobombs as Kathy Turner, right, meets "Mr. Spock" and zookeeper Jessica Adams at the Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Going into the Lodge at Moose Lake for the Zoo Ball dinner were, from left, Jenny and Alex Sullivan and Jason and Andie Doyle.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Going into the Lodge at Moose Lake for the Zoo Ball dinner were, from left, Jenny and Alex Sullivan and Jason and Andie Doyle. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Benjamin Lyng and Julie Golden from JP Morgan at the 2014 Zoo Ball. 
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Benjamin Lyng and Julie Golden from JP Morgan at the 2014 Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Guests at the Zoo Ball rode the shuttle from the cocktail party at Encounter Africa up to dinner at the Lodge at Moose Lake.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Guests at the Zoo Ball rode the shuttle from the cocktail party at Encounter Africa up to dinner at the Lodge at Moose Lake. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Paul and Mari Sinton-Martinez, left, chat with Peri Faricy and Richard Wilson at the Encounter Africa Zoo Ball cocktail party. In the background is a restored bush airplane.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Paul and Mari Sinton-Martinez, left, chat with Peri Faricy and Richard Wilson at the Encounter Africa Zoo Ball cocktail party. In the background is a restored bush airplane. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Sally Hybl, left, delivers a stuffed lion adopted by Jenny and Matt Stafford at the Zoo Ball. 
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Sally Hybl, left, delivers a stuffed lion adopted by Jenny and Matt Stafford at the Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Lucky, the zoo's gentle-giant, 33-year-old elephant, reaches for a carrot treat from a Zoo Ball patron. Lucky is an artist who paints pictures. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Lucky, the zoo's gentle-giant, 33-year-old elephant, reaches for a carrot treat from a Zoo Ball patron. Lucky is an artist who paints pictures. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Devin Mugavero, left, and Todd Langfield, general manager of operations for food service at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, feed Lucky carrots under the supervision of zookeeper Dale Berryman, at the Zoo Ball.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Devin Mugavero, left, and Todd Langfield, general manager of operations for food service at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, feed Lucky carrots under the supervision of zookeeper Dale Berryman, at the Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Bill Ryan, left, and Jenna Thompson are introduced to wallaby joey Kia by Tracey Gazibara at the Zoo Ball reception.
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Bill Ryan, left, and Jenna Thompson are introduced to wallaby joey Kia by Tracey Gazibara at the Zoo Ball reception. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Carol and Michael Pennica at the Zoo Ball reception in Encounter Africa.
62114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Carol and Michael Pennica at the Zoo Ball reception in Encounter Africa. 62114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Jo French, left, Ashley Cornelios and Brooke Erps visit the silent auction table at the Zoo Ball reception.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Jo French, left, Ashley Cornelios and Brooke Erps visit the silent auction table at the Zoo Ball reception. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Zoo Ball co-chair Tia Ferguson, left, and Tyra Shearn chat with Michael Barber at the Zoo Ball reception at Encounter Africa.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Zoo Ball co-chair Tia Ferguson, left, and Tyra Shearn chat with Michael Barber at the Zoo Ball reception at Encounter Africa. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Wendy Pelton, left, and Monica Peloso visit during the Zoo Ball reception.
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Wendy Pelton, left, and Monica Peloso visit during the Zoo Ball reception. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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One of the Encounter Africa lions checks out guests at the Zoo Ball and is eye to eye with a miniature horse just up the trail.
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One of the Encounter Africa lions checks out guests at the Zoo Ball and is eye to eye with a miniature horse just up the trail. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Zookeeper Jenyva Turner herds a tortoise wearing a bow tie through the Zoo Ball reception in Encounter Africa. The surprisingly speedy creature particularly loves the color orange, including the orange tablecloth, Turner said.
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Zookeeper Jenyva Turner herds a tortoise wearing a bow tie through the Zoo Ball reception in Encounter Africa. The surprisingly speedy creature particularly loves the color orange, including the orange tablecloth, Turner said. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro Jenyva Turner

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J.L. and Jennifer Austgen check out the view from the elevated walkway at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's Encounter Africa.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

J.L. and Jennifer Austgen check out the view from the elevated walkway at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's Encounter Africa. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Jack Tomsic, center, visits with Ann and retired Lt. Gen. Ed Anderson at the Zoo Ball reception. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Jack Tomsic, center, visits with Ann and retired Lt. Gen. Ed Anderson at the Zoo Ball reception. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Gift boxes/LED candle holders handmade from recycled plastic bottles by Zukiswa from South Africa were gifts to Zoo Ball patrons from the shop Koru Street.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Gift boxes/LED candle holders handmade from recycled plastic bottles by Zukiswa from South Africa were gifts to Zoo Ball patrons from the shop Koru Street. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Jack and Michel Tomsic at the 2014 Zoo Ball.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Jack and Michel Tomsic at the 2014 Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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Wade Petersilie meets Ponya, the ball python, at the Zoo Ball cocktail party.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Wade Petersilie meets Ponya, the ball python, at the Zoo Ball cocktail party. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Checking out an Encounter Africa look at the Zoo Ball silent auction. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Checking out an Encounter Africa look at the Zoo Ball silent auction. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Katie and Scott Stuart at the Encounter Africa reception for the Zoo Ball.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Katie and Scott Stuart at the Encounter Africa reception for the Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Visiting at the Zoo Ball reception were, from left, Sally Veitch, Gale Beshears and Carol Ferguson. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Visiting at the Zoo Ball reception were, from left, Sally Veitch, Gale Beshears and Carol Ferguson. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Liz and Randy Price raise their bid number during the Pledge for Conservation at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Ball.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Liz and Randy Price raise their bid number during the Pledge for Conservation at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Zoo docents Jeanie Baratono and Jack Tomsic had the night off to enjoy the Zoo Ball.
 062114 Photo by Linda Navarr

Zoo docents Jeanie Baratono and Jack Tomsic had the night off to enjoy the Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarr

Mike Padgett photobombs as Kathy Turner, right, meets

Mike Padgett photobombs as Kathy Turner, right, meets "Mr. Spock" and zookeeper Jessica Adams at the Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Going into the Lodge at Moose Lake for the Zoo Ball dinner were, from left, Jenny and Alex Sullivan and Jason and Andie Doyle.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Going into the Lodge at Moose Lake for the Zoo Ball dinner were, from left, Jenny and Alex Sullivan and Jason and Andie Doyle. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Benjamin Lyng and Julie Golden from JP Morgan at the 2014 Zoo Ball. 
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Benjamin Lyng and Julie Golden from JP Morgan at the 2014 Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Guests at the Zoo Ball rode the shuttle from the cocktail party at Encounter Africa up to dinner at the Lodge at Moose Lake.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Guests at the Zoo Ball rode the shuttle from the cocktail party at Encounter Africa up to dinner at the Lodge at Moose Lake. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Paul and Mari Sinton-Martinez, left, chat with Peri Faricy and Richard Wilson at the Encounter Africa Zoo Ball cocktail party. In the background is a restored bush airplane.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Paul and Mari Sinton-Martinez, left, chat with Peri Faricy and Richard Wilson at the Encounter Africa Zoo Ball cocktail party. In the background is a restored bush airplane. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Sally Hybl, left, delivers a stuffed lion adopted by Jenny and Matt Stafford at the Zoo Ball. 
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Sally Hybl, left, delivers a stuffed lion adopted by Jenny and Matt Stafford at the Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Lucky, the zoo's gentle-giant, 33-year-old elephant, reaches for a carrot treat from a Zoo Ball patron. Lucky is an artist who paints pictures. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Lucky, the zoo's gentle-giant, 33-year-old elephant, reaches for a carrot treat from a Zoo Ball patron. Lucky is an artist who paints pictures. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Devin Mugavero, left, and Todd Langfield, general manager of operations for food service at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, feed Lucky carrots under the supervision of zookeeper Dale Berryman, at the Zoo Ball.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Devin Mugavero, left, and Todd Langfield, general manager of operations for food service at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, feed Lucky carrots under the supervision of zookeeper Dale Berryman, at the Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Bill Ryan, left, and Jenna Thompson are introduced to wallaby joey Kia by Tracey Gazibara at the Zoo Ball reception.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Bill Ryan, left, and Jenna Thompson are introduced to wallaby joey Kia by Tracey Gazibara at the Zoo Ball reception. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Carol and Michael Pennica at the Zoo Ball reception in Encounter Africa.
62114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Carol and Michael Pennica at the Zoo Ball reception in Encounter Africa. 62114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Jo French, left, Ashley Cornelios and Brooke Erps visit the silent auction table at the Zoo Ball reception.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Jo French, left, Ashley Cornelios and Brooke Erps visit the silent auction table at the Zoo Ball reception. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Zoo Ball co-chair Tia Ferguson, left, and Tyra Shearn chat with Michael Barber at the Zoo Ball reception at Encounter Africa.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Zoo Ball co-chair Tia Ferguson, left, and Tyra Shearn chat with Michael Barber at the Zoo Ball reception at Encounter Africa. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Wendy Pelton, left, and Monica Peloso visit during the Zoo Ball reception.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Wendy Pelton, left, and Monica Peloso visit during the Zoo Ball reception. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

One of the Encounter Africa lions checks out guests at the Zoo Ball and is eye to eye with a miniature horse just up the trail.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

One of the Encounter Africa lions checks out guests at the Zoo Ball and is eye to eye with a miniature horse just up the trail. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Zookeeper Jenyva Turner herds a tortoise wearing a bow tie through the Zoo Ball reception in Encounter Africa. The surprisingly speedy creature particularly loves the color orange, including the orange tablecloth, Turner said.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro  Jenyva Turner

Zookeeper Jenyva Turner herds a tortoise wearing a bow tie through the Zoo Ball reception in Encounter Africa. The surprisingly speedy creature particularly loves the color orange, including the orange tablecloth, Turner said. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro Jenyva Turner

J.L. and Jennifer Austgen check out the view from the elevated walkway at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's Encounter Africa.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

J.L. and Jennifer Austgen check out the view from the elevated walkway at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's Encounter Africa. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Jack Tomsic, center, visits with Ann and retired Lt. Gen. Ed Anderson at the Zoo Ball reception. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Jack Tomsic, center, visits with Ann and retired Lt. Gen. Ed Anderson at the Zoo Ball reception. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Gift boxes/LED candle holders handmade from recycled plastic bottles by Zukiswa from South Africa were gifts to Zoo Ball patrons from the shop Koru Street.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Gift boxes/LED candle holders handmade from recycled plastic bottles by Zukiswa from South Africa were gifts to Zoo Ball patrons from the shop Koru Street. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Jack and Michel Tomsic at the 2014 Zoo Ball.
062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

Jack and Michel Tomsic at the 2014 Zoo Ball. 062114 Photo by Linda Navarro

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