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The Birmingham Zoo Celebrates First Ever World Animal Weekend Highlighting Animals and Environments From All Around The World
May 29, 2019

  The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to join us June 1st & 2nd from 9am until 6pm in celebration of World Animal Weekend! During this two-day celebration, the Zoo will be highlighting animals and environments from all around the world. Guest will enjoy special chats, wildlife shows, animal greetings and demonstrations that will focus […]

Birmingham Zoo’s Elephant Callee Joins New Herd At Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium®
May 29, 2019

Birmingham Zoo’s 18 year old male African elephant Callee has moved into a breeding herd at his new home at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Callee will join a herd of six African elephants, five female and one male, based on a recommendation from the […]

Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military and Dependents in Honor of Memorial Day Weekend
May 20, 2019

In honor of Memorial Day, all veterans, active and retired military, including their dependents will receive FREE admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27 with proof of valid military identification. Guests to the Zoo can enjoy seasonal favorites and special activities including the Children’s Zoo Splash Pads, happenings at […]

Save The Date! 5th Annual Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event at the Birmingham Zoo
May 15, 2019

  The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to the fifth annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event on Saturday, June 22 from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. Craft beer fans will love and enjoy a fantastic selection of drinks from some of the finest specialty brews around. Enjoy samplings from 37 breweries from all over Alabama […]

9th Annual Tails in the Trails at the Birmingham Zoo Benefiting a New Interactive Flamingo Habitat
May 14, 2019

  On Friday, May 31 from 6:30pm until 10:00pm, join the Birmingham Zoo for a fun and entertaining night at the 9th Annual Tails in the Trails hosted by the Birmingham Zoo Junior Board. The event is made possible by Presenting Sponsor Blair Exteriors & Commercial Roofing and Featured Sponsors BB&T and Raymond James. Tails […]

World Animal Weekend
May 13, 2019

The Birmingham Zoo invites you to join us June 1st & 2nd in celebration of World Environment Weekend! During this two-day celebration, we will be highlighting animals and environments from all around the world. Special chats and demonstrations will focus on what each of us can do to preserve wild animals and wild places – […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces Black-footed Cat Pregnancy
May 9, 2019

  The Birmingham Zoo is excited to announce that our 5 year old female black-footed cat Rhaegal is pregnant. Birmingham Zoo veterinary staff confirmed her pregnancy after performing fecal hormone analyses. This pregnancy will be the first for expectant mother Rhaegal. She is due to give birth within the next few weeks. “Rhaegal’s pregnancy came […]

Birmingham Zoo Elephant Callee Moving into a Breeding Herd
May 6, 2019

  Birmingham Zoo’s 18 year old male African elephant Callee, will be moving into a breeding herd at another facility accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The Birmingham Zoo joins the AZA and other zoos around the world in maintaining Species Survival Plan ® (SSP) programs, cooperative breeding and conservation initiatives. In […]

Special Saturday Sips Benefiting the Birmingham Zoo
April 30, 2019

Join the Birmingham Zoo and Pleasure Is All Wine, on Saturday, May 4 from 12pm – 5pm, for a special afternoon of wine tasting to benefit the Zoo’s elephant program! Guests will enjoy a profusion of exclusive wines from some of the country’s top wineries. The event will host a reception with wine samples, hors […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces Red Panda Pregnancy
April 19, 2019

  The Birmingham Zoo is thrilled to announce that our 8 year old female red panda Sorrel is pregnant, through natural breeding with our male red panda Parker. Birmingham Zoo veterinary staff confirmed her pregnancy after performing an ultrasound exam earlier in the week. This pregnancy will be the second for expectant mother Sorrel. She […]

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