Introductions of adult male lion “Shombay” to his 4-month-old cubs are now underway, and going very well! After many weeks of having visual contact through a secure barrier behind the scenes, Shombay’s curiosity and calmness earned him the opportunity to begin interacting with the cubs in their exhibit space. Zoo Keepers started by introducing him… read more
Reid Park Zoo will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. We will be open for regular business hours as schedule beginning on Friday, the 25th of November. Have a great holiday!
This week, giant anteaters Zoe (a female) and Xander (a male) were introduced to the same exhibit after hanging out in side-by-side yards for a few months. There was a bit of pushing and shoving at first, but now the two anteaters are figuring out how to live peacefully together. They’re very active in the… read more
Kobe the female polar bear is officially on her way to Pittsburgh! A team of staff from the Pittsburgh Zoo came to Tucson to help our Keepers prepare Kobe for her journey (via air). We’re so sorry to see her go, but excited for her opportunity to meet Koda, a male polar bear at the… read more