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Birmingham Zoo’s California Sea Lions to Join New England Aquarium
April 17, 2023

The Birmingham Zoo has made the difficult decision to rehome California sea lions, Farley and Giovanni (Gio), who will move to the New England Aquarium in Boston, Massachusetts later this […]

Birmingham Zoo Kicks Off Public Phase of Cougar Crossing Capital Campaign
April 7, 2023

Your Birmingham Zoo is kicking off the public fundraising phase in support of the new Cougar Crossing habitat in the Alabama Wilds section of the Zoo. Planning for the construction […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces $1 Million Donation for Cougar Crossing
March 28, 2023

Larry and Phyllis Wojciechowski have generously awarded a $1,000,000 donation to the Birmingham Zoo’s Cougar Crossing Capital Campaign. With an overall goal of $4 million, this extremely generous show of […]

Birmingham Zoo Opens Barbara Ingalls Shook Foundation Primate Trek
March 23, 2023

The Birmingham Zoo is pleased to announce the public opening of the Barbara Ingalls Shook Foundation Primate Trek on March 25, 2023. The Shook Foundation has been a long-time supporter […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces Addition of Two Eastern Black Rhinos
March 23, 2023

Opening of the New Eastern Black Rhino Habitat on 3/25! The Birmingham Zoo is proud to announce the addition of two new Eastern black rhinoceros to your Zoo family. This […]

Birmingham Zoo Thanks Community for Generous Support to Surpass Fundraising Campaign Goal – January 13th, 2023.
January 13, 2023

The Birmingham Zoo is thankful to generous community support for pushing the “Support Your Zoo’s Animals” year-end fundraising campaign across the line to surpass its bold goal of raising $75,000 […]

Birmingham Zoo Protects Birds Against Avian Influenza A response to HPAI confirmations in Alabama – November 15th, 2022
November 15, 2022

Birmingham Zoo is implementing biosecurity measures to protect all birds inside the Zoo, which will mean many birds will be off-habitat and not viewable by Zoo guests. The Zoo has […]

The Birmingham Zoo Asks You to Help the Zoo’s Animals Wildly Thrive Year-End Fundraising Goal Set to Support Animal Care – November 14th, 2022
November 14, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo has invited the public to participate in its year-end appeal to Support Your Zoo’s Animals with a goal to reach $75,000 by December 31, 2022.  Tax-deductible donations […]

Birmingham Zoo Welcomes New Reticulated Giraffe – November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo proudly welcomes three-year-old, female reticulated giraffe Ruby to our Zoo family! Ruby arrived at the Birmingham Zoo last month from the Lincoln Children’s Zoo in Lincoln, Nebraska, […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces the Successful Release of Imperiled Gopher Tortoises – October 3rd, 2022
October 3, 2022

An important conservation achievement for gopher tortoises in Alabama. The Birmingham Zoo (Zoo) proudly announces the release of 98 gopher tortoises into their natural habitat in Alabama.  In cooperation with […]

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