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Media Information & Contact

If you are a member of the media, please contact Samil Baker for interviews, images, or additional information.

Samil Baker
Public Relations & Social Media Manager
205-879-0409 ext. 270


Photo/Video Image Use Policy:
On entering the Birmingham Zoo, you acknowledge and agree that you may be photographed or videotaped, and agree that any such image may be used for advertising or commercial purposes at the discretion of the Birmingham Zoo.


Media Policies:
No person may sell or promote for commercial purpose, any image, video, or other medium taken while visiting the Birmingham Zoo without contractual permission granted by Birmingham Zoo.

The use of Birmingham Zoo’s facilities for artistic purposes including commercials, TV shows, publication shoots, and model shoots must be approved and scheduled through Birmingham Zoo’s Marketing Department.

For inquiries, please contact Samil Baker at