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Birmingham Zoo Mourns Loss of Parker the Red Panda
March 9, 2020

The Birmingham Zoo is mourning the passing of Parker, the Zoo’s 4-year-old male red panda. Parker was found deceased Sunday morning March 8, 2020, with no obvious physical injuries or any indication of illness.  Birmingham Zoo veterinary staff performed a necropsy (post-mortem exam) on Parker, which did not reveal an obvious cause of death, and […]

Australia Love & Support Weekend at the Zoo
February 6, 2020

The Birmingham Zoo is inviting the community to join us in helping with the aftermath of the Australian bushfire crisis by visiting the Zoo on Valentine’s weekend, February 14-16, 2020. Paying guests during these days will have funds from their paid admission ticket donated to the Zoo and Aquarium Association, Australasia (ZAA), a sister organization […]

Birmingham Zoo To Donate $10,000 To Aid In The Australian Bushfire Crisis
January 15, 2020

Funds Designated To The Zoo and Aquarium Association, Australasia (ZAA)  The Birmingham Zoo has designated $10,000 to help save populations of wildlife impacted by the devastating Australian bushfires. Conservation and Environmental organizations fear that a billion animals of varying species have perished in the fires along with over 1.5 Million acres of ecosystems. In an […]

Spring Audubon Talk: Molly Adams, Founder of the Feminist Bird Club at the Birmingham Zoo
January 7, 2020

Join us on Friday, March 6 for the fourth seasonal Audubon Talk hosted by the Birmingham Zoo with special guest Molly Adams, Founder and President of the Feminist Bird Club as well as Advocacy and Outreach Manager for New York City Audubon. Molly will discuss the history and evolving mission of the Feminist Bird Club, […]

Christmas Tree Recycling at the Birmingham Zoo
December 26, 2019

In partnership with the City of Mountain Brook   The time has come for Christmas tree recycling at the Zoo! Each year the Birmingham Zoo partners with the City of Mountain Brook’s Forestry Division as a designated Christmas tree recycling site. This year of 2019, will mark the 12th year that the Birmingham Zoo, City […]

4-Day Zoo Membership Sale!
November 25, 2019

Need the perfect holiday gift? Purchase a new Zoo Family Level Membership starting on Black Friday, November 29 until Cyber Monday, December 2 and save 15% with code NEWMEM19.    Our 4-Day Zoo Membership Sale is only available on select days for a limited time, so act fast! The offer code and discount only applies […]

Santa is coming to the Birmingham Zoo for breakfast on Saturday, December 14!
November 18, 2019

  Join Santa at the Birmingham Zoo for breakfast on Saturday, December 14 at 8:00am and 9:30am! Make your reservations now for this popular holiday event. Enjoy a scrumptious scrambled eggs, pancakes and sausage breakfast with orange juice and coffee at Nourish 205 restaurant followed by a visit from Santa. All children will receive a […]

Honor Veterans Day For A Full Weekend At The Birmingham Zoo
November 8, 2019

Veterans, Active and Retired Military Plus Dependents Receive Free Admission In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive FREE admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, November 9 until Monday, November 11. Guests must show proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, or driver’s […]

Shelby County Weekend during ZooLight Safari 2019
November 7, 2019

Residents of Shelby County and Shelby County Commission Employees, join us for an exciting weekend during the holiday season at ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo! All Shelby County residents and Shelby County Commission employees can take advantage of a special buy one get one free ticket special to ZooLight Safari on December 13, 14 […]

26th Annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo at the Birmingham Zoo
November 6, 2019

Join us for another magical holiday season as twinkling lights illuminate the Zoo for a dazzling 19 nights! Watch as the Birmingham Zoo comes alive for a jubilant holiday celebration at our 26th annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo! Be amazed by enchanting illuminations and a million sparkling lights. Enjoy the sounds of seasonal […]

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