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Birmingham Zoo Invites the Community to Enjoy Half-Price Summer Fun Days
July 19, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo invites the entire community to experience Half-Price Summer Fun Days on the weekends of July 23-24, July 30-31 and August 6-7. Visitors can take advantage of discounted half-price admission*, half-price rides, discounted merchandise in the Gift Shop, and $1 hot dogs in the Zoo’s cafes. In addition, guests can enjoy Dino Discovery […]

Birmingham Zoo Receives $500,000 toward Capital Campaign
July 13, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo recently received two large gifts totaling $500,000 for the Renew the Zoo Capital Campaign, which is raising funds for a new Asian Passage exhibit, front entrance and park area. One gift of $300,000 was a grant awarded to the Zoo by The Daniel Foundation of Alabama and the other was a private […]

All-New DinoNite Event This Saturday at the Birmingham Zoo
July 13, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo would like to invite the community to join us this Saturday, July 16 from 6pm-10pm for DinoNite presented by the Junior League of Birmingham with featured partner Vulcan Solar Power. This all-new event at the Birmingham Zoo includes a night full of dinosaurs at the Zoo’s Dino Discovery exhibit, music by Kate […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces Changes to Board of Directors
July 13, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo is pleased to introduce two new members to the Board of Directors for the Zoo. The Board welcomes Mark Crosswhite, Chairman, President & CEO of Alabama Power, and Austin Davis, Senior Vice President, Relationship Manager of Wells Fargo. Crosswhite and Davis are filling two positions on the Board as Anna James and […]

Celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo
June 29, 2016 veterans-day

In honor of our nation’s birthday, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents get free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on July 2, 3 and 4 with valid military identification. The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to come out for Fourth of July weekend to enjoy all the Zoo has to offer. Guests […]

Two Birmingham Zoo Employees Selected to Attend San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research
June 22, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo is pleased to announce and congratulate two ZooSchool teachers who were selected to attend the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research in July.  With only 75 available openings to teachers from around the globe, two were awarded to the Birmingham Zoo’s Education Department for Zoo Educators, Lissa Blankinship and Joy Fuqua. […]

New Baby Diabloceratops “Born” at the Birmingham Zoo!
June 10, 2016 dino 4

The Birmingham Zoo is excited to announce that at 4:17pm on Thursday, June 9, a baby diabloceratops hatched at the Birmingham Zoo’s Dino Discovery exhibit. The mother diabloceratops laid an egg in April, and Zoo guests and patrons have been guessing on social media when they thought the egg would hatch. The winner of the […]

Tickets Now Available for Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event at the Birmingham Zoo
May 17, 2016 ZooBrewsBBQ_LogoFINAL1

The Birmingham Zoo would like to invite the community to the second annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event at the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, June 18 from 5:30-9pm. New this year, craft beer fans will love the selection of tastings from some of the finest specialty brews around. Enjoy samplings from over 10 […]

Bulwagi, the African Elephant, Doing Well Post-Surgery
May 12, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo is pleased to announce that following yesterday’s surgery, Bulwagi, the 35-year-old African bull elephant, is doing well. After nearly three hours of trying to remove the tusk, the decision was made to cut the tusk to give the veterinary staff better access to manage the infection. The team managed to remove a […]

Birmingham Zoo Breaks All-Time Monthly Attendance Record
May 4, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo is excited to report an all-time monthly attendance record for the month of April 2016, topping all previous records in the Zoo’s 61 year history. The front gate and admissions report that over 103,000 members and guests visited the Birmingham Zoo in April. This is an 18% increase in attendance over the […]

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