World Anteater Day 2021

Today We Are Celebrating World Anteater Day! Reid Park Zoo is deeply connected to anteater care and conservation. It is our logo, after all! We are home to two species of anteater, the giant anteater and the southern… more ›

International Jaguar Day 2021

Today is International Jaguar Day! Reid Park Zoo is home to Bella, a 12-year-old female jaguar. We were chosen by the jaguar Species Survival Plan to be a home for Bella because of her challenging history… more ›

Discover Wild Birds at Your Zoo

In celebration of World Migratory Bird Day on October 9, the North American Songbird SAFE program shared this video created by our education team! Join Educator Kristin as she takes a birding walk through your… more ›

World Elephant Day 2021

Today is World Elephant Day! Elephants are extraordinary animals that need your help. The United States is the second largest consumer of ivory in the world, and poaching for ivory has pushed elephants… more ›

Creature Feature: Rats

Squeaking in for our final Creature Feature is the mischievous rat! These rodents have a reputation as pests, but is there more to their story? Meet our educational ambassador rats and learn what… more ›

Creature Feature: Python

This week, we’re counting down to Halloween with a video look at creepy, crawly creatures. Slither in as we get up-close with the green tree python. With their scary looks and darting tongue,… more ›