Lemur Fun

Who wants food in the same old bowl every day? Zoo Keepers challenge animals to use their natural dexterity by hiding food around their habitats, or by putting it in a puzzle. Black… more ›

Wildlife Carousel Open

The carousel is now open! We hope you’ll come to the Zoo soon and take a ride on a gibbon, anteater, or eagle. The American-made carousel features representatives from 30 different animal species.… more ›

Tapir Calf Named Toliver

The votes are in – and the tapir calf has been named Toliver. We received THOUSANDS of votes, so we’ll be sending a $3,000 donation from YOU to help protect tapirs in the… more ›

Baird’s Tapir Calf Born 8-29-15

Reid Park Zoo’s Baird’s tapir, Contessa, gave birth to a male calf on Saturday, August 29, at approximately 5:30 p.m. The calf appears healthy, is nursing regularly, and is becoming more active every… more ›