Why do zebras have stripes? We don’t know for sure, but one of the zebra keepers at Reid Park Zoo is here to share two leading theories for today’s Fun Fact Friday!
New Birth a Big Win for Endangered Species We are thrilled to announce a celebrated and “striping” new addition to our family. Anna, a Grevy’s zebra, gave birth to a male foal on… more ›
Today we were going to focus on some footage of our zebra, Ben, grazing in his field. However, our ostrich, Eiffel, stole the show! Our ostriches and zebras share a habitat space to… more ›
Peafowl are not very picky when it’s breeding season! This particular peacock thought our male zebra, Ben, might be interested in his tail presentation. Unfortunately Ben was unimpressed with the bird’s advances! Better luck… more ›
Take a pause to enjoy this calm moment in our zebra and ostrich habitat. Anna, our female Grevy’s zebra, is doing well with her pregnancy. Her foal is likely due sometime this summer!… more ›
The Importance of Species Survival Plans Valentine’s Day is a great time to celebrate some of your Zoo’s lovebirds! We are happy to have multiple pairs of animals that are important members of… more ›
This Friday, January 31, is International Zebra Day and this year we’ve got something extra special to celebrate: a baby zebra on the way! Anna the Grevy’s zebra is pregnant and expecting her… more ›
A big thank you to everyone who submitted a name for the Zoo’s baby Grevy’s zebra! The zebra’s name, Tuari, was chosen because it will honor his hometown of TUcson, ARIzona when he… more ›