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Birmingham Zoo to Host Soft Reopening Limited to Members Only on June 8
June 1, 2020

Beginning Monday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Birmingham Zoo will host a soft reopening limited only to Members and donors of our Emergency Animal Fund. The Zoo will reopen to the public three days later, on Thursday, June 11. “We are excited to welcome our guests back to their Zoo,” says […]

WATCH Our Meet The Neighbors Video Series!
April 24, 2020

    Closed But Still Caring. See how your Zoo continues to provide vital care to our animals, every day, by watching our Meet The Neighbors video series, HERE!  

Four Pallas’ Cat Kittens Born at the Birmingham Zoo
April 20, 2020

  The Birmingham Zoo is thrilled to announce that our 3-year-old female Pallas’ cat Mischa gave birth to four kittens on April 10 after 67 days of gestation. The kittens were conceived through natural breeding with our male Pallas’ cat Bataar, and all were born in a comfortable nesting den off-habitat in the Zoo’s Predator […]

Special Announcement for Birmingham Zoo Members
April 3, 2020

  Your Membership Matters. Whether you’re a longtime member or brand new to the Birmingham Zoo family, we are grateful for you. Your continued support through membership purchases and renewals help fund animal care, animal enrichment, food, medical supplies, and so much more for our animal family. Although the Zoo is temporarily closed to the […]

Birmingham Zoo Coronavirus COVID-19 Update : Statement from the President and CEO
March 17, 2020

  Dear Valued Guest & Supporter, In light of the drastic spread of COVID-19, after much consideration, the Birmingham Zoo will be temporarily closing to the public effective Thursday, March 19, 2020. COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on our lives, families and community. I want you to know this decision was made in the […]

Birmingham Zoo Coronavirus COVID-19 : Statement from the President and CEO
March 14, 2020

  Dear Valued Guest & Supporter, We appreciate the trust you place in your Birmingham Zoo every time you visit.  As you are planning your next visit, you likely have questions about our efforts to address and manage Coronavirus (COVID-19). I want you to know that your health and safety is our first priority. Out […]

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, […]

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