Joaquin the Andean Bear Welcomed Back to Your Zoo

Welcome Home, Joaquin!

We are beary excited to introduce you to Joaquin the Andean bear — or should we say reintroduce you!

Joaquin was born at Reid Park Zoo in 2002. He has returned as part of the Association of Zoo & Aquariums Species Survival Plan. Joaquin is currently living in our Animal Health Center for a standard quarantine and will move into the Andean bear habitat later this month. Stay tuned for more details about when you’ll be able to visit our special new addition!