elephant baby

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 ›

Evelyn Harrison 9-11-14

Get Discounted Tickets!

The Zoo is now offering companies, associations and hotels the opportunity to offer their employees, members and guests discounted consignment tickets online.  

Baby A

It’s a Girl!

Semba delivered her calf at 10:55pm on August 20, 2014, after being in active labor for only 20 minutes. The calf hit the ground at exactly 10:55pm, took a first breath immediately, stood… more ›

Sita toy

Enrichment at the Zoo

At the Zoo, caring for animals goes way beyond feeding and cleaning. Animals are regularly enriched with a changing array of pre-approved tastes, smells, and toys that stimulate their senses and encourage natural… more ›

Little Critters Craft

Animals Make Numbers Fun

If you’re looking for a way to get your 2-5 year old child excited about learning basic concepts like numbers, colors, and shapes, look no further than the Zoo’s Little Critters Workshops for… more ›


Reid Park Zoo Receives Accreditation

Reid Park Zoo is proud to announce that it was recently granted renewed accreditation by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). Reid Park Zoo underwent a thorough review and inspection in January,… more ›