The Millions for Tucson Ford Mustang Raffle

The Jim Click Automotive Team is presenting a new 2015 Ford Mustang, 50th Anniversary Edition to the Tucson community…to be used as the featured prize in their ongoing effort to raise millions of dollars… more ›

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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 ›


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 ›


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 ›