Can you believe the Zoo’s African lion “cubs,” born in July of 2011, have gotten this big? Male “Abuto,” pictured here with his brother “Ayotunde,” will be moving to the Zoo’s health center on Monday to start crate training for his transfer to Colorado’s Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in late December or early January. Ayotunde will… read more
Reminder: The Zoo’s seasonal admission rates will change on Saturday, December 1. The Zoo’s daily admission rates from December 1, 2012 – to May 31, 2013 will be: Adults: $9; Seniors (62+) $7; Children (2-14) $5. Or purchase a membership now at and visit as many times as you’d like for a whole year! Thanks,… read more
The giraffes are healthy and eager for carrots, so stop by the Zoo and visit them! The Giraffe Encounter takes place every day of the week from 10:00-10:45, and additionally on Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.
Male giraffe “Jasiri” arrived at Reid Park Zoo in October, and went out onto exhibit for the first time this morning. At 1 year and 7 months of age, Jasiri is still much smaller than our female giraffes. Welcome to Tucson, Jasiri!