Children's Hospital Colorado

Meet Elbert, the Mascot of Children's Colorado

Elbert is a very happy brown bear who is named after the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains, Mount Elbert. He's the official mascot of both Children's Colorado and the Denver Zoo.

Learn more about our mascot

Elbert, the Children's Hospital Colorado mascot, is a big brown bear standing near the entrance to Explore the Shore.

Name: Elbert
Birthplace: Colorado Rocky Mountains
Occupation: Mascot for Denver Zoo and Children’s Hospital Colorado
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 300 lbs
Physical attributes: Soft brown fur, bright smile and heart shaped patch of fur
Favorite foods: Fish, Fruits, and Vegetables

Hobbies: Dancing, bicycle riding, fishing, hiking, skiing, exploring and many more
Favorite places: Denver Zoo and Children’s Hospital Colorado
Favorite season: Spring
Favorite Causes: Promoting healthy eating, kid safety, caring for animals and an active lifestyle
Drink: Fresh water
Personality attributes: Friendly, outgoing, caring, comforting and adventurous

For general questions about Elbert please email