Request for Qualifications

Reid Park Zoological Society has issued a Request for Qualifications for professional architectural and engineering services for an Animal Health Center for Reid Park Zoo. The RFQ may be downloaded here: Health Center… more ›

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Lion Cubs Get Their 3-week Check-Up

The Zoo’s four African lion cubs got a 3-week check-up yesterday–they were separated from their mother briefly to be weighed and examined by the Zoo’s vet team.  Each of the cubs weighs between… more ›

Information About Ruby Star Ranch

Reid Park Zoological Society is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to support, advocate for and enhance the value of Reid Park Zoo for the community. Reid Park Zoo is owned and operated… more ›

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Baby Tapir Born January 4, 2014

The baby tapir is finally here!  After a 13-month pregnancy, Baird’s tapir “Contessa” gave birth to a male calf on January 4.  While both mom and calf are healthy, Contessa was not nursing… more ›

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Lion cubs born December 23, 2013!

On the morning of December 23, a Zoo Keeper heard tiny vocalizations coming from the “cubbing den” of female lion “Kaya.”  Kaya had given birth overnight, and the following day it was confirmed… more ›

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Update on Elephant Pregnancy

Click here to watch the latest episode of Zoo News, produced by Tucson 12 – The City Channel, featuring female elephant “Semba” who is expected to give birth next summer!

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‘Tis the Season for Zoo Lights!

Come to the Zoo between 6-8pm from Friday, December 6 through Monday, December 23rd for an evening of beautiful lights and decorations, live entertainment, and visits with Santa at Zoo Lights, presented this… more ›