Yebonga the Southern White Rhino is 49

Today we’re celebrating a very special birthday: Yebonga the Southern white rhino’s 49th! The median life expectancy for this species is 36 years, and Yebonga is considered a geriatric member of her species. To help… more ›

Come Meet Joaquin the Andean Bear

Come Meet Joaquin! Reid Park Zoo members got a first opportunity to meet a new addition this morning. Joaquin the Andean bear recently arrived at Reid Park Zoo and has been spending time… more ›

Dazzle the Squirrel Monkey is a Mom!

Update 8/24/21: Being a mom is a tough job and, unfortunately, infants born to first-time squirrel monkey mothers have a 50 percent mortality rate. Dazzle’s infant passed away overnight with no obvious cause… more ›