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Birmingham Zoo Receives 2017 Certificate of Excellence
January 10, 2018

The Birmingham Zoo has been recognized with a 2017 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor gives a Certificate of Excellence to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers. “We are excited to have received a Certificate of Excellence for 2017. This award is based off of feedback from the public, and […]

Help the Community and Enjoy Half-Price Admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 9, 2018

On Monday, January 15, the Birmingham Zoo invites the community to give back to those in need in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. By donating any non-perishable or canned food item in support of the Zoo’s Community Food Bank of Central Alabama Food Drive, visitors will receive half-price admission and can enjoy the […]

ZooLight Safari Presented by Wells Fargo Back this Friday!
December 14, 2017

ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo, the Birmingham Zoo’s annual holiday event, is back this weekend, December 15-23 from 5-9pm and will continue throughout the month on December 26-31 from 5-9pm. The Presenting Sponsor of this event is Wells Fargo. New this year, guests can enjoy nightly performances at 7pm by the Singing Santa (nightly […]

Breakfast with Santa this Saturday at the Zoo!
December 13, 2017

Santa is coming to the Birmingham Zoo for breakfast on Saturday, December 16. Guests are invited to make reservations now for this popular holiday event. Spots are still available for the 8am breakfast. The 9:30am breakfast is sold out. Participants will enjoy a scrumptious scrambled egg and sausage breakfast with orange juice and coffee at […]

ZooLight Safari Presented by Wells Fargo Begins this Friday!
December 5, 2017

ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo, the Birmingham Zoo’s annual holiday event, will begin this weekend, December 8-10 from 5-9pm and will continue throughout the month on December 15-23 and 26-31 from 5-9pm. The Presenting Sponsor of this event is Wells Fargo. New this year, guests can enjoy nightly performances at 7pm by the Singing […]

Enjoy a Delicious Breakfast with Santa at the Zoo!
November 29, 2017

Santa is coming to the Birmingham Zoo for breakfast at 8am and 9:30am on Saturday, December 16. Guests are invited to make reservations now for this popular holiday event that sells out each year. Participants will enjoy a scrumptious scrambled egg and sausage breakfast with orange juice and coffee at the Kudzoo Café at the […]

Second Annual Pardoning of the Birmingham Zoo Turkeys
November 20, 2017

The Birmingham Zoo is kicking-off the Thanksgiving Holiday by holding the second annual ceremony to pardon the Zoo’s turkeys at 10:15am on Wednesday, November 22. Chris Pfefferkorn, Birmingham Zoo Senior Vice President will address those in attendance at the Zoo’s turkey exhibit on the Alabama Wilds Trail. This event will be a fun and educational […]

Birmingham Zoo Male Orangutan Receives First Ever Cardiac Monitor Implant in Orangutans
November 16, 2017

Oliver, the 37 year old male Sumatran orangutan at the Birmingham Zoo, underwent a successful procedure last week to further assess a heart arrhythmia and to place a remote cardiac monitoring device under his skin. This is the first time this procedure has been performed in an orangutan. Diagnosed first with heart disease in 2015, […]

Birmingham Zoo Supports Community with Food Drive
November 15, 2017

The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to give back to those in need this holiday season. On Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19, Zoo visitors can enjoy half-price admission by bringing any canned or non-perishable food item. On this particular weekend, guests who donate a food item to the United Way Food Bank will […]

Spire Awards Birmingham Zoo Grant to Fund ZooSchool
November 14, 2017

Spire recently awarded the Birmingham Zoo a $50,000 grant to help fund the ZooSchool program. Newly named through the sponsorship, Spire ZooSchool inspires passion for the natural world through a hands-on, E-STEM (environment, science, technology, engineering and math) initiative offered at no cost to participating seventh-grade students and teachers from Birmingham City Schools. The five-day […]

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