Howl-o-ween 2011 was a huge success, with record attendance! Many thanks to all the sponsors, volunteers, and staff members who worked SO hard to make this event great. And thanks to everyone who came out, braved the crowds, and supported the Zoo! [nggallery id=49]
Join us on Saturday, Oct. 22nd at 9:00am at Reid Park Zoo’s polar bear exhibit as we bid farewell to Kobe, our female polar bear! She is heading to Pittsburgh in November to meet her new boyfriend (bearfriend?) Koda. On Saturday, we’ll be celebrating all things polar bear, and providing Kobe with lots of treats… read more
Travel with Reid Park Zoo! Reid Park Zoo is offering two exciting opportunities to explore exotic destinations and observe wildlife in their natural habitat. Guided by wildlife experts and experienced Zoo staff, our travelers will experience an adventure to remember. Tanzania – African Safari January 23 – February 3, 2012 Due to the sold-out status… read more
Howl-o-ween is coming, and the Zoo needs all the candy it can get its hands on to provide safe trick-or-treating for 7,000 kids! If you’d like to donate individually wrapped candy, or other small giveaway items, we’ll be gratefully accepting donations at front gate of the Zoo (every day between 9am and 4pm) until Wednesday,… read more
What’s a lion’s favorite popsicle flavor? Blood, of course! Keepers gave the cubs their first bloodsicle on exhibit yesterday afternoon, and it was a big hit with mom “Kaya” and the cubs.
Zoo Education Coordinator Jennifer Stoddard leaves in just a few days for Churchill, Manitoba, Canada–the polar bear capital of the world! She’ll be attending a leadership camp hosted by Polar Bears International. Besides having the opportunity to observe polar bears in the wild, Jennifer will be working with other conservation leaders on action plans designed… read more