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Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board Hosts Third Annual Tails in the Trails
April 9, 2013

The Birmingham Zoo is holding its annual spring fundraising event, Tails in the Trails, on May 9 th from 5:30pm to 9pm in the Children’s Zoo. This event, sponsored by O’Neal Industries, features live entertainment, food catered by Southern Foods Management and a cash bar including beers from Cahaba Brewing Company. Guests can enjoy unlimited […]

Birmingham Zoo Awarded 4-Star Rating by Charity Navigator and Grant by Alabama Power Foundation
April 4, 2013

The Birmingham Zoo was recently awarded the prestigious 4-star rating for good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency by Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. The Birmingham Zoo is currently the only zoo in Alabama with such a high rating, one of six non-profits in the metro […]

Dino Discovery Roars into the Birmingham Zoo Just in Time for Spring Break
March 15, 2013

For Spring Break 2013, the Zoo, Alabama’s must-see attraction, invites the entire community to take part in all of the activities planned from March 16th to 30th . “We want visitors from all over to know that they don’t have to go far to enjoy Spring Break and what the Zoo has to offer,” says […]

Birmingham Zoo’s Groundhog, Birmingham Bill, Set to Make His Prediction on February 2nd
February 1, 2013

Will there be six more weeks of winter, or will we have an early spring? The entire community is invited to come watch the Zoo’s very own meteorologist answer that question. If Birmingham Bill does not see his shadow, that means an early spring! If he does see his shadow, that means Alabamians must endure […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces New Board of Directors and Officers
January 28, 2013

The Birmingham Zoo is pleased to announce the new Board of Directors and Board Officers for 2013. The Board is composed of nineteen professionals in the Birmingham area who share the Zoo’s belief in “Inspiring Passion for the Natural World.” The Board Officers are Jesse Vogtle, Jr., Chairman, Wally Nall, III, Vice Chairman, Jerry Kimbrough, […]

Birmingham Zoo Draws Record-Breaking Crowd Reaching Over 1/2 Million Visitors
January 24, 2013

540,816 visitors made their way to the Birmingham Zoo in 2012, setting an all-time attendance record since becoming a private, 501(c)3 organization in 1999. This is an eight percent increase compared to 2011. The Zoo also set a new record of 43,389 visitors for its annual holiday event, Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari, creating a 42.6 […]

Give Back to the Community on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Enjoy 1/2 Price Admission to the Zoo
January 17, 2013

The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to give back to those in need on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All visitors can enjoy ½ price admission Monday, January 21st by donating a non-perishable food item to the Zoo in support of the United Way Canned Food Drive. This particular day, guests who donate a […]

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