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 We are thankful for the dedicated Zoo staff who worked during the snow event this weekend, and for the amazing photos they were able to get! For more photos be sure to visit our Facebook page!
 Sarabi, the African serval, visited @wbrcnews this morning with details on ZooLight Safari beginning December 8 at the Birmingham Zoo! Did you know servals have a 10 foot vertical jump? #FridayFact #instagrambham
 We're so excited to kick-off the holiday season what we're offering a Membership Special! Zoo Members receive FREE admission to the Zoo daily, FREE admission to ZooLight Safari + tons of other benefits! Use the code OnlineFamily to get a $99 Family Membership or the code OnlinePlus for a $199 Family PLUS Membership.
 While winter may not officially start until December 21, Bety and Sassy think it is here now. They have officially entered their dens for the winter and will see everyone in the spring! ( from Amanda and Allison, Birmingham Zoo Bear Keepers)
 Last week, Oliver, the male orangutan at the Birmingham Zoo, underwent a procedure to have a cardiac monitor (Internal Loop Recorder) placed. We are happy to report that the procedure was a success and is the first documented case of this procedure being performed on an orangutan! We are thankful for the incredible vet team as well as several experts who came in to participate in the procedure. You can read more about it at
 The last day to register for Fall Break Camp is this Friday! Your child will get to enjoy all the fun the Zoo has to offer including Zoo hikes, train and carousel rides, craft time, animal demonstrations and will even get a behind the scenes glimpse of how the Birmingham Zoo prepares meals for over 900 animals every day! Details and registration at
 Do you have a case of the Mondays? Visit the Birmingham Zoo and get your week started off right! ( by Andrea Standridge)
 Don't forget - all veterans, active and retired military + dependents receive FREE admission to the Zoo tomorrow and Sunday in honor of Veterans Day! Be sure to bring a valid proof of military ID to take advantage of the offer.