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 ›

Celebrating Nandi’s 7th Birthday!

Happy Birthday, Nandi! Thank you all so much for celebrating Nandi’s birthday with us today! Nandi enjoyed her boxes of treats, fruity ice pop “cake”, sand castle, fresh browse, and spending time in… more ›