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  TANZANIA, THE ZOO & YOU! Explore and experience the natural wonders of Tanzania on a great migration safari with your Birmingham Zoo! . That's right!!! Your Zoo is hosting a trip of a lifetime with an extraordinary expedition to Tanzania, from June 11 through June 23, 2020! We have only a few spots left on this unforgettable African safari with Birmingham Zoo’s President & CEO, Chris Pfefferkorn. Discover some of the most stunning wilderness and ecosystems in the world exclusively with us! Your trip to Tanzania with the Birmingham Zoo, is the ideal journey for a traveler in search of a more private, exclusive experience! .  BOOK YOUR TRAVEL NOW! For more info and to reserve your spot, visit our website a birmingamzoo.com > travel to Tanzania 2020 . #BhamZoo #BirminghamZoo
 🦒 NEW BEHIND-THE-SCENES ENCOUNTER! Join us on Sundays at 1:15pm for a unique look at our resident Reticulated giraffe herd! Guests will have the chance to visit the giraffe barn, chat with our ACPs, and get up-close to our giraffes Willow, Zuri, and Jalil! .  BOOK NOW AT birminghamzoo.com > visitor info > behind the scenes encounters . #Giraffe #BhamZoo #BirminghamZoo
 🇺🇸 HAPPY VETERANS DAY! Today we honor the brave men and women of our military who have served to protect our country and our freedom. We celebrate their courage, pride, determination, selflessness, and dedication to integrity and to duty. On behalf of the Birmingham Zoo staff, volunteers, and board of directors, we say thank you to our veteran military heroes for your great service to our nation! . . #VeteransDay #BhamZoo #BirminghamZoo  Bridget @impulse4adventure
  PEEKABOO: We're convinced Bataar, our male Pallas cat, is starting to enjoy popping out of this stump and surprising us... .  FUN FACTS: Pallas’s cat moves slowly but purposefully, concealing itself within its environment, blending into the background, and sheltering in rock crevices or small caves. . #PallasCat #BhamZoo #BirminghamZoo  Scott K., Animal Care Professional in Predator
 🇺🇲 VETERANS DAY WEEKEND AT THE ZOO is almost here! In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive FREE admission to the Birmingham Zoo (with valid ID) on Saturday, November 9 until Monday, November 11! .  Guests can take a ride on the Red Diamond Express train*, spin on the Protective Life carousel*, experience the Predator Zone Lion Training and so much more. Bring your proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, or driver’s license with veteran’s designation) to take part in all the fun the Zoo has to offer. *Rides are an additional cost. .  MILITARY MEMBERSHIPS: Your Zoo offers Military service members: active, retired, and their dependents a discount on Birmingham Zoo Memberships! Stop by our Membership Office for pricing, more information, and to purchase or renew your Military Family Membership! . #BhamZoo #BirminghamZoo
  HAPPY BIRTHDAY CARLITO! Our male giant anteater, Carlito, turns five (5) years-old today! .  Our talented and creative South America/Primate staffers: Renee D (ACP II) and Jeremy B (ACP I) made birthday themed decorations to adorn Carlito's habitat and to celebrate his special day. Make sure to wish Carlito the giant anteater a Happy Birthday today or during your next trip to the Zoo! . #GiantAnteater #BhamZoo #BirminghamZoo
 ZOOLIGHT SAFARI: Mark your calendars and join us for another magical holiday season as twinkling lights illuminate the Zoo for a dazzling 19 nights! Watch as the Birmingham Zoo comes alive for a jubilant holiday celebration at our 26th Annual ZooLight Safari presented by @wellsfargo! .  PURCHASE TICKETS tomorrow on Wednesday, November 6 starting at 12pm! **Zoo Members receive free admission to ZooLight Safari!** . #ZooLightSafari2019 #BhamZoo #BirminghamZoo
  TUNE IN: We are about to go live on @wbrcnews Good Day Alabama with Peanut, our male Madagascar hissing cockroach! .  Join us for Veterans Day Weekend at the Zoo on Saturday, November 9 until Monday, November 11! In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive FREE admission; bring your proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, or driver’s license with veteran’s designation) to take part in all the fun the Zoo has to offer. . #MadagascarHissingCockroach #BhamZoo #BirminghamZoo