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 Whether there is a pot of gold at the end of your rainbow  , or some frozen fish, Happy St. Patrick’s Day! You can go green  this St. Patrick’s day by choosing sustainable seafood! Our friends at @montereybayaquarium put together the @seafoodwatch App to make buying sustainable seafood easier!
 Giraffe feedings are almost back! Mark your calendars for this Monday, and enjoy daily feedings* from 10am-4pm! *weather dependent
 The Programs Department and Olivia say “Have a "Opossum" Pi Day!”
 Due to a water main break, the Birmingham Zoo will be closed all day today, Tuesday, March 13. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
 After battling and beating cancer, to recently being diagnosed with kidney failure, the very difficult decision was made to humanely euthanize Kumar, the 18 year old Malayan tiger. In the past few days his health and quality of life declined rapidly as he began having trouble walking and developed changes in his personality. Kumar received amazing care from his Animal Care Professionals and the Zoo’s Veterinary team throughout his time here and into his geriatric years. Thanks to their diligent work in training Kumar, his health issues were found early, which allowed for specialized treatment and care. Kumar was a guest favorite, and a well-known Birmingham celebrity. While his passing is difficult for everyone who loved him, we are happy to know that he was a tremendous asset to tigers in the wild, serving as an ambassador for his species and teaching guests daily about the importance of protecting rainforests and the species within.
 Get up-close and personal with the giraffe at the Birmingham Zoo - giraffe feedings are back in 10 days!
 Today’s #whatisitwednesday featured the African Crested Porcupine - you can visit them in the Zoo’s Primate Building!
 Happy #WhatIsItWednesday! We want to hear from you - which animal do you think this close-up shows?