Category: 0-Section Zoo News

image

Birmingham Zoo Breaks All-Time Monthly Attendance Record

Featured Photo / Birmingham Zoo The Birmingham Zoo is excited to report an all-time monthly attendance record for the month of April 2016, breaking all prior records in...

image

Rehabilitated Dolphin Returns to the Wild

New Orleans: Earlier this year, we reported on a stranded bottlenose dolphin on Grand Isle Beach last October. The dolphin was brought to Audubon Nature Institute for...

image

Rhino Takes Lead as Species Survival Ambassador

Zoo Atlanta Jabari is a two-year-old male eastern black rhinoceros born at Zoo Atlanta. He has left Georgia to play an important role in the preservation of one of the...

image

Seeing Double: Florida Manatee Has Twin Calves

Video screenshot/ Karl Nelson A manatee in southwest Florida waters gave birth to a rare set of twins in mid April. The mother’s identity was confirmed by Mote...

Hippos at Zambezi River Hippo Camp / Daily Journal

Zambezi River Hippo Camp Now Open at Memphis Zoo

Tennessee residents and visitors have a new reason to visit the Memphis Zoo, and that reason is the recently opened Zambezi River Hippo Camp, which is home to a variety...

Tiger Viewing in Ranger Station / Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo Expansion: Sumatran Tiger Experience

The Sumatran tiger is not only the smallest of the five remaining tiger subspecies, it is also one of the most endangered.  In order to raise awareness and contribute...

image

Jacksonville Zoo Partners With K9s for Warriors

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (JZG) is teaming up with K9s For Warriors to provide training opportunities for veterans in the K9s program and their service dogs. K9s For...

image

Bison Named Official Mammal of The United States

Ryan Hagerty / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service On May 9, 2016, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act into law, officially naming the American bison the...

image

Woodland Park Zoo Celebrates Adorable Milestone

Woodland Park Zoo’s three-banded armadillo is an important ambassador for her species. On April 20, Maria turned 25 years old. This milestone makes her the oldest...

Entrance to Black Bear Exhibit / Central Florida Zoo

Central Florida Zoo Expansion: Black Bear Exhibit

The Central Florida Zoo recently broke ground on a new black bear habitat that will aim to teach guests how to coexist with black bears and other native wildlife. The...