Who’s in the Corn Maze? Nandi!

Apple Annie’s Orchard in Willcox, AZ boasts the largest corn maze in the state, and this year Apple Annie’s teamed up with Reid Park Zoo to create a design that features the first African… more ›


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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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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Nandi’s Birthday Photos

Nandi was lucky enough to have TWO 1st birthday parties in her honor. Guests sang “Happy Birthday,” signed birthday cards, and made elephant ear headbands. Meanwhile, Nandi opened her gifts and played with… more ›

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A Team Effort

The Zoo’s African elephant herd came to Tucson from San Diego Zoo Safari Park in 2012, but Reid Park Zoo’s partnership with San Diego’s elephant experts didn’t end there. Keepers from SDZSP still… more ›


Nandi News

With baby elephant Nandi’s first birthday upon us (August 20), we asked her keepers to give us with an update about her growth and progress, and how she spends her days. Here’s what they… more ›

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Baby Nandi Photo Contest!

Elephant calf Nandi turned 3 months old on November 20! To celebrate this milestone, we are hosting a photo contest to find her best baby picture. Click HERE to submit your photo and… more ›


Pumpkin Bash 11/1/14

On Saturday November 1, Zoo Keepers gave pumpkins to just about every animal at the Zoo! Check out these great photos of animals enjoying a special fall treat: Thanks again to Buckelew Farm… more ›