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March 20, 2024

  Daily Activates Not to Miss When Are Animals Most Active? 7 Tips on Visiting from the Birmingham Zoo Staff   View Media Release here.

January 30, 2024

Message from Chris Pfefferkorn, President and CEO, The Birmingham Zoo I am so sad to share that last Friday night we had to say goodbye to Moyo, the 6-year-old male […]

You’re Invited to Birmingham Zoo’s Largest Annual Fundraiser, ZooGala ’23: Flamingo Flamboyance!
September 11, 2023

BIRMINGHAM, AL – This is THE party you don’t want to miss! Get ready to shake your tail feathers at ZooGala ’23: Flamingo Flamboyance* on Thursday, October 5 from 6:30 […]

Labor Day at the Zoo: First Responder & Healthcare Worker Discount Days 2023
September 1, 2023

In celebration of the Labor Day holiday, the Birmingham Zoo will be open on Monday, September 4th from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. The Zoo will be offering $12 discounted admission […]

The Birmingham Zoo Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Future Cougar Crossing Habitat
July 7, 2023

The Birmingham Zoo is delighted to announce it has exceeded its fundraising goal to build the Cougar Crossing habitat in the Alabama Wilds area of the Zoo. Philanthropists Phyllis and […]

Birmingham Zoo Proudly Announces the Addition of the Full Moon Bar-B-Que Adventure Tower
July 5, 2023

The Birmingham Zoo is pleased to announce the opening of the all-new Full Moon Bar-B-Que Adventure Tower attraction on July 5, 2023. The tower (approximately 24 feet tall) includes two […]

The Birmingham Zoo Welcomes Two Red Panda Cubs
July 1, 2023

The Birmingham Zoo is proud to welcome two red panda cubs to our Zoo family. Gizmo and Kodo, the cub’s parents, were recommended to breed as part of the Association […]

Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military and Dependents on the 4th of July!
June 27, 2023

Your Birmingham Zoo will be open on Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. In honor of the holiday, all veterans, active and retired […]

The Birmingham Zoo Welcomes Two Baby Cotton-Top Tamarins
June 24, 2023 two baby cotton top tamarins on adult tamarins back

Your Birmingham Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of two critically endangered cotton-top tamarins!  Their births were in cooperation with a recommendation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums […]

Birmingham Zoo hosts ECHO 23 Conference
May 16, 2023

The Birmingham Zoo is honored to host this year’s ECHO 23 conference. This two-day event will bring together 57 leaders from zoos and aquariums across the nation to discuss the […]

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