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Nandi’s 2nd Birthday Party

Watch young elephant Nandi enjoy some presents at her 2nd birthday party, held at the Zoo on August 20, 2016! Nandi’s birth in 2014 was incredibly exciting–she was the very first elephant calf… more ›

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Zoofari Cafe Renovations

Starting August 18th, Zoofari Cafe will be closed for renovation. The Jaguar Junction location in South America will remain open with a limited menu. We expect the restaurant will re-open mid-September. We apologize… more ›

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Elephant Origami Challenge

Our friends at 96 Elephants have issued a challenge: to help create the largest display of origami elephants EVER! The 35,000 elephants in this display will represent the number of elephants killed for… more ›

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Meet the New Ferrets

We’re excited to introduce ferrets Dimitri and Nadia, two new Education Ambassador Animals at the Zoo! Ferrets are in the Mustelid family along with otters and weasels. Most ferrets are domesticated versions of the… more ›

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Zoo Hours Change June 1st

Don’t forget, the Zoo will open at 8 a.m. and close at 3 p.m. from June 1-September 30! Take advantage of the earlier opening time to get to the Zoo before the day REALLY… more ›