Press Room

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Welcome to the Birmingham Zoo Press Room! Media are invited to use this resource to find contact information for stories, download high-resolution images, see the latest calendar notices and download press releases and press kits.

Press Releases

October 1, 2014 Enjoy Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo and Experience the All-New Monster Slide!

September 22, 2014 ZooGala Captivates with Stroll through Moroccan Souk

August 27, 2014 Spend Labor Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo and Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day

August 7, 2014 Escape to the Trails of Africa at ZooGala 2014

July 23, 2014 Birmingham Zoo Invites the Community to Enjoy $5 Fun Days

July 22, 2014 Birmingham ZooGala 2014

July 2, 2014 Celebrate the Fourth of July with the Birmingham Zoo

June 4, 2014 Fathers Get in Free at the Birmingham Zoo in Honor of Father’s Day

May 29, 2014 Be the First to See the Rescued Bear Cubs and Participate in a ‘Bunch’ of Fun at the Birmingham Zoo for Baby Bunch Weekend

May 28, 2014 Birmingham Zoo Solar Project Ribbon Cutting Media Advisory

May 22, 2014 The Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military in Honor of Memorial Day Weekend

May 21, 2014 $15 million capital campaign announcement

May 16, 2014 Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board Hosted Fourth Annual

April 29, 2014 The Birmingham Zoo Celebrates Mother’s Day Weekend

April 18, 2014 Birmingham Zoo’s Party for the Planet Earth Day Celebration

April 14, 2014 The Birmingham Zoo Launches New Zipline and Presents Its New Baby Bunch

April 9, 2014 Head to the Birmingham Zoo for Farm Day

April 8, 2014 Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board Hosts Fourth Annual Tails in the Trails

April 7, 2014 The Birmingham Zoo Joins Forces with Alabama Power,TradeWind Energy and Enel Green Power North America

March 26, 2014 Head to the Birmingham Zoo for Farm Day

March 20, 2014 Spring Break at the Birmingham Zoo

March 18, 2014 The Birmingham Zoo Supports Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International

March 10, 2014 Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board Hosts Fourth Annual Tails in the Trails

March 7, 2014 The Birmingham Zoo Hosts Plight of the Painted Dogs Presentation

February 24, 2014 The Birmingham Zoo Receives Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

February 19, 2014 Birmingham Zoo Announces 2014 Board of Directors and Officers

February 12, 2014 Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board Hosts Fourth Annual Tails in the Trails

February 3, 2014 Birmingham Zoo Sets New Attendance Record

January 29, 2014 Birmingham Zoo Groundhog Will Make Prediction on February 2

January 14, 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Half-Price Admission

January 13, 2014 Birmingham Zoo Announces Baby Giraffe Winning Name

January 3, 2014 Baby Giraffe Born at the Birmingham Zoo

December 3, 2013 Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari Begins This Friday

November 21, 2013 Birmingham Zoo Supports Community with Half-Price Admission & Food Donation to United Way

November 13, 2013 DC Scientific Pest Control Gives Donation to Birmingham Zoo

November 7, 2013 Birmingham Zoo Offers Military Free Days This Veterans Day Weekend

October 17, 2013  Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo is Back This Weekend

September 19, 2013  Head to the Zoo for Red Panda Day

September 12, 2013  Birmingham Zoo Receives National Marketing Award

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Pictured above: Child feeds giraffe at the Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter at the Birmingham Zoo

August 22, 2013  See the Dinos Before They Go Extinct This Labor Day Weekend

August 1, 2013  $5 Fun Days at the Birmingham Zoo

July 12, 2013  Birmingham Zoo’s International Festival

July 3, 2013  Military Free Days at the Birmingham Zoo to Celebrate Independence Day

June 21, 2013  Two Red Pandas Born at the Birmingham Zoo

June 11, 2013  Dads get in Free at the Birmingham Zoo in Honor of Father’s Day

May 15, 2013  Birmingham Zoo’s Third Annual Tails in the Trails

May 16, 2013  The Birmingham Zoo Offers Military Free Days in Honor of Memorial Day

May 2, 2013  8th Annual Birmingham Zoo Run – Run Wild for Painted Dogs

April 18, 2013  Birmingham Zoo’s Party for the Planet Earth Day Celebration

April 9, 2013 Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board Hosts Third Annual Tails in the Trails

April 4, 2013  Birmingham Zoo Awarded 4-Star Rating by Charity Navigator and Grant by Alabama Power Foundation

March 28, 2013  Birmingham Zoo’s Traveling Exhibit Teams Up with Local Libraries and YMCAs for Dino Discovery Social Media and Photo Contest

March 15, 2013  Dino Discovery Roars into the Birmingham Zoo Just in Time for Spring Break

February 20, 2013  Dinosaurs Have Arrived at the Birmingham Zoo

February 1, 2013  Groundhog Day at the Birmingham Zoo

January 28, 2013  Birmingham Zoo Announces New Board of Directors and Officers

January 24, 2013  Birmingham Zoo Draws Record-Breaking Crowd Reaching Over 1/2 Million Visitors

January 17, 2013  Give Back to the Community on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Enjoy 1/2 Price Admission to the Zoo

Image Gallery

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