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Save The Date For Birmingham Zoo’s German Oktoberfest! – August 19th, 2022
August 19, 2022

Guten Tag and Hallo! Join us for the Inaugural Birmingham Zoo German  Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 1st from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, featuring authentic German and seasonal autumn brews, live music, […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces Newly Hatched American Flamingo Chicks! – August 5th, 2022
August 5, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo proudly welcomes newly hatched American flamingo chicks to our Zoo family! For the first time, the Zoo’s flamingos have nested and hatched fertilized eggs. Once flamingos find […]

Birmingham Zoo Welcomes New Red Panda – July 6th, 2022
July 6, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo is thrilled to welcome two-year-old, female, Himalayan red panda named Kodo to our Zoo family! Kodo arrived at the Birmingham Zoo last month from the Buttonwood Park […]

Birmingham Zoo and Birmingham Public Library Team-up To Make Learning A WILD Adventure – June 30th, 2022
June 30, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo and Birmingham Public Library are pleased to announce the launch of the Birmingham Library Zoo Family Pass Program! This inspiring collaboration is an adventure-packed program encouraging children […]

Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military and Dependents For 4th of July Weekend 2022 – June 30th, 2022
June 30, 2022

Birmingham Zoo will be open on Monday the 4th of July holiday, from 9am-5pm. In honor of the holiday, all veterans, active and retired military, including their dependents (up to […]

Birmingham Zoo Welcomes New African Lion from San Antonio Zoo! – June 9th, 2022
June 9, 2022

Birmingham Zoo is thrilled to announce the newest addition to our Zoo family, a young male African lion. Age 6, Josh came to us from the San Antonio Zoo, also […]

Birmingham Zoo and Red Diamond Coffee & Tea Introduce New Electric Train – June 7th, 2022
June 7, 2022

Red Diamond Coffee & Tea is excited to announce the unveiling of an enhanced train experience at the Birmingham Zoo with the arrival of the newest Red Diamond Express train, […]

Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military and Dependents in Honor of Memorial Day Weekend 2022 – May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Birmingham Zoo will be open on the Memorial Day holiday, Monday May 30th, from 9am-5pm. In honor of the holiday, all veterans, active and retired military, including their dependents (up […]

Birmingham Zoo Donors Exceed Ambitious $75,000 Fundraising Goal – May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo donors have demonstrated their love of animals and the Zoo with their generous gifts to the spring fundraising appeal, Heart of the Matter – Support Your Zoo’s […]

Birmingham Zoo Reports Successful Orangutan Surgical Procedure to Remove a Testicular Tumor – May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo’s 41-year-old male Sumatran orangutan, Oliver, is recovering extremely well after a surgical procedure to remove a testicular tumor.  After Birmingham Zoo Animal Care Professionals noticed Oliver had […]

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