Featured Instagram Photos from Brew at the Zoo

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This year’s Brew at the Zoo event on Saturday, June 14 featured a safari truck photo booth, where Brew-goers could use masks and props to stage their own souvenir photos.  Our Brew at the Zoo Instagram Challenge captured quite a few safari photos, and a lot of other fun pics from the evening.  Thanks to everyone who… read more

The Pachyderm Pregnancy Page is here!

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As we reach the final stages of preparation to welcome an elephant calf at Reid Park Zoo, this new page on our website will keep you posted! We will keep the page up to date with answers to frequently asked questions, Zoo Keeper notes, veterinary insights, and more! We want you to be as excited (and nervous!)… read more

Animals Make Numbers Fun

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If you’re looking for a way to get your 2-5 year old child excited about learning basic concepts like numbers, colors, and shapes, look no further than the Zoo’s Little Critters Workshops for Preschoolers!  But don’t take our word for it, here’s a review from one of our regular attendees, Christina Grossman, who hosts a… read more

Reid Park Zoo Receives Accreditation

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Reid Park Zoo is proud to announce that it was recently granted renewed accreditation by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). Reid Park Zoo underwent a thorough review and inspection in January, demonstrating the Zoo meets or exceeds professional standards for excellence in animal care, veterinary programs, conservation, education, and safety.  AZA requires zoos… read more

Summer camp registration now available!

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Registration for 2014 Zoo Caper Summer Camp for kids entering grades 1-6 is now online. These camps are packed with unique Behind the Scenes adventures, and they fill quickly, so register today!  Click here for more information, or to register.

Meet New Male Otter “Hasani!”

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Although African spotted-necked otters are often solitary in the wild, there’s nothing more fun than watching two playful otters at the Zoo! We’re pleased to welcome “Hasani,” a male African spotted-necked otter, who recently came to Reid Park from the Toledo Zoo. Hasani is just a little over a year old (he was born in… read more

Betty White at Reid Park Zoo!

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Betty White, a lifelong animal lover and zoo advocate, paid a visit to Reid Park Zoo recently. Her quiet visit was spent behind-the-scenes interacting with Zoo staff and, of course, the animals! Thank you, Betty, for your gracious spirit and your support of Reid Park Zoo and our mission.

We’re Now Accepting Teen Volunteer Applications

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Do you know a teen who would make a great volunteer at Reid Park Zoo? Teen volunteers (13-18 years of age) help teach Zoo visitors about wildlife and conservation, and assist with special events at the Zoo. Applications are available now! The deadline to apply is April 1st. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity today!… read more

Request for Qualifications

Reid Park Zoological Society has issued a Request for Qualifications for professional architectural and engineering services for an Animal Health Center for Reid Park Zoo. The RFQ may be downloaded here: Health Center Architect RFQ FINAL 030314 (1)