Smash Bash Was a Blast

It’s Pumpkin Season! Pumpkin season is one of the animals’ favorite times of year. Animals all around the Zoo enjoyed smashing, chasing, and snacking on pumpkins during our Smash Bash event last weekend… more ›

Celebrating World African Painted Dog Day

Today is World African Painted Dog Day! These colorful canines go by many names including painted dogs, painted wolves, African wild dogs, cape hunting dogs, and more. They are actually neither a dog nor wolf, but a unique member of… 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 ›

Watermelon Wednesdays at Reid Park Zoo

Join Us on Watermelon Wednesdays Every Wednesday in July is Watermelon Wednesday! This weekly event is one of our animals’ favorites of the whole year. Every Wednesday our care team creatively distributes fresh watermelon… more ›

Valentine Gift Guide

  There are lots of ways to show your significant otter just how much you care this Valentine’s day. Check out the following ways you can celebrate while supporting the animals! Woo at… more ›

Celebrate Senior Days

Who says the Zoo is just for kids? Reid Park Zoo is honoring seniors both human and animal during Celebrate Senior Days.  Each Wednesday in February from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., guests ages 62… more ›