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Nesting for the Holidays

One nest does NOT fit all–the nesting habits of different bird species are as varied as their colors and songs. The Zoo’s blue crowned motmots are naturally inclined to nest in tunnels in banks, so some Eagle… more ›

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Zoo Attendance Record Set

On Saturday December 29th, Reid Park Zoo set a new attendance record when our 606,885th visitor walked through the gates! The previous record of 606,884 was set in 2012, the year Expedition Tanzania… more ›

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Baby Nandi Photo Contest!

Elephant calf Nandi turned 3 months old on November 20! To celebrate this milestone, we are hosting a photo contest to find her best baby picture. Click HERE to submit your photo and… more ›

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Pumpkin Bash 11/1/14

On Saturday November 1, Zoo Keepers gave pumpkins to just about every animal at the Zoo! Check out these great photos of animals enjoying a special fall treat: Thanks again to Buckelew Farm… more ›

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Howl-o-Ween Instagram Contest

You’re already planning to snap photos of your friends and family at Howl-o-Ween, right? Why not share those photos for a chance to win 4 tickets to our next big holiday event…Zoo Lights!… more ›

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Introducing Nandi!

The entire community was invited to participate in a naming poll to choose the name for the new baby elephant, and we’re pleased to announce the winning name: Nandi (Nahn-dee), which is a common… more ›

Go to The Melting Pot, Support the Zoo!

In celebration of their grand re-opening, The Melting Pot in Tucson will be supporting Reid Park Zoo by donating $5 from every Four Course Experience purchased to the Reid Park Zoological Society now… more ›