Raging For Rhinos

As grey clashes with brown, the earth moves. One after another, like a steady drum beating to a rhythmic chant, prints the size of a melon are etched into the earth’s canvas. Slowly,… more ›

We Have a “Big” Announcement!

Reid Park Zoo is happy to announce Lety, the twelve-year-old female tamandua, and Santiago, a fifteen-year-old male tamandua welcomed a male baby tamandua on August 31. Although the little one has yet to… more ›

Eyes on the front, ready to hunt!

Did you know animals that hunt are called predators? Predators eat other animals, called prey, for food. They are very important for keeping ecosystems healthy because they maintain the balance between plants and… more ›

Free Zoo Admission for Military!

In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, all active and retired military can take advantage of FREE admission to the Zoo with proof of military ID on Wednesday, July 4th from 8:00 am… more ›

Zoo Staff Deeply Saddened by Elephant’s Death

Reid Park Zoo staff are saddened to report beloved 11-year-old male elephant, Punga, died unexpectedly yesterday due to a double mesenteric root torsion, or twisted gut. Symptoms of this condition occur suddenly and… more ›