Smash Bash Was a Blast

It’s Pumpkin Season! Pumpkin season is one of the animals’ favorite times of year. Animals all around the Zoo enjoyed smashing, chasing, and snacking on pumpkins during our Smash Bash event last weekend… more ›

Come Meet Joaquin the Andean Bear

Come Meet Joaquin! Reid Park Zoo members got a first opportunity to meet a new addition this morning. Joaquin the Andean bear recently arrived at Reid Park Zoo and has been spending time… more ›

Discover Wild Birds at Your Zoo

In celebration of World Migratory Bird Day on October 9, the North American Songbird SAFE program shared this video created by our education team! Join Educator Kristin as she takes a birding walk through your… more ›

Zebra Foal Born at Reid Park Zoo

Anna the Grevy’s zebra gave birth to a foal early this week. The baby is healthy, nursing well, and exploring his new environment. Grevy’s zebras are an endangered species and the largest of… more ›

How To Weigh An Alligator

Bayou the Gator Weighs In During a Routine Check-Up At Reid Park Zoo we strive to allow all of our animals to participate in their own healthcare. One basic behavior that is important… more ›

International Vulture Awareness Day

Save Our Scavengers! People need vultures because vultures clean our planet. They consume carcasses that would otherwise rot and could spread diseases to humans and their livestock. Their highly acidic stomachs digest nasty… more ›