Reid Park Zoo Mourns the Loss of Sota the Giraffe

Sota, Reid Park Zoo’s 3-year-old giraffe, was humanely euthanized on Friday March 17. “During a medical procedure to explore Sota’s swollen ankle joint, the veterinary surgeon was able to determine that the joint… more ›

Giraffe Herd Update

Sota, Reid Park Zoo’s 3-year-old giraffe, has been spending lots of his time off-habitat recently as he recovers from an injury and infection in one of his legs. The injury appeared minor at… more ›

New Parking Lot Underway at Reid Park

New Parking Lot Underway at Reid Park First Step in Construction Process for Zoo Pathway to Asia Project Fencing is going up and construction is beginning on a new parking lot for Gene… more ›

Zoo Project Update

Just a note that Big, Big Bugs continues at the Zoo through April 30! These realistic and super-sized crawlers buzz, click, wave antennae and legs providing a fascinating look inside the world of… more ›

2022 Reflections

2022 had some amazing moments! Here are some highlights: Animal Wellness: This year we developed annual wellness plans for each animal/species at the Zoo in conjunction with their monthly wellness assessments. Wellness plans… more ›

Three Cheers for Anteaters

Today is a very special day for a few reasons — the first one we’ll talk about is World Anteater Day. You may have noticed that Reid Park Zoo’s logo features a giant… more ›