Thank You!National Zookeeper Week

July 18, 2015 - Every year the third week in July is National Zookeeper Week! As the need to protect and preserve our wildlife and vanishing habitats has increased, the zookeeper’s role as educator and wildlife ambassador has become essential. Zookeepers inspire people to … More »

Zoo CampWild Summer Fun!

July 16, 2015 - Summer is in full swing here at the Zoo and it’s not too late to join in the fun! Come with us on an exciting adventure as we explore the wonderful world of animals. Summer Safari camps offer children grades … More »

Join the Zoo FamilyMembership

July 13, 2015 - Zoo membership has its privileges! Not only does a membership pay for itself in waived admission after just a few uses, but members also get lots of perks including free entry to many events, a quarterly newsletter, discounts on educational … More »

Zoo MedicineZola Gets a Root Canal

July 9, 2015 - During a routine annual exam several weeks ago, the Zoo veterinary team discovered that female lion Zola had a broken tooth with exposed pulp cavity. The pulp cavity is the inside part of the tooth where the nerves and blood … More »

It's a Boy! And a Girl!Red Panda Cubs

July 7, 2015 - There are two new residents in the Zoo’s Asia – Trail of the Tiger exhibit – baby red pandas. This is the third set of twins born at the Zoo in the last three years. Born Thursday, June 25, the … More »

Conservation PartnershipTurtle Survival Alliance

July 2, 2015 - The Zoo has been supporting the work of the Turtle Survival Alliance in recent years, which has been one of our consistent high-priority conservation partners. The Turtle Survival Alliance supports a wide variety of field conservation projects around the world … More »

New at the ZooSouthern Screamer Chicks

June 29, 2015 - We have some new additions as of last Friday, June 26 – two Southern screamer chicks! The Southern screamer, also known as the crested screamer, is native to South America. Even though they don’t look like waterfowl, these birds can … More »

World Giraffe DayStanding Tall

June 22, 2015 - On Sunday, June 21, zoos and wildlife aficionados all over the planet celebrated the second annual World Giraffe Day. How fitting that we dedicate the longest day of the year to the tallest animals on Earth? World Giraffe Day is … More »