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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 […]

Birmingham Zoo Welcomes All To Hoots & Howls Daytime Halloween Event – October 1st, 2022
October 1, 2022

Calling all ghouls and goblins! Join us for Hoots & Howls daytime Halloween festival of events at your Zoo! Wear your costumes and trick-or-treat through the Candy Trail, join in the Monster Mash […]

Birmingham Zoo Hosts Animal Wellness Workshop
September 29, 2022

Last week, the Birmingham Zoo hosted staff from other zoos and aquariums from across the nation for the Growing Your Animal Wellbeing Program Workshop. Led by Hollie Colahan, Birmingham Zoo’s […]

You’re Invited to Birmingham Zoo’s Wild at Heart Event! – September 8th, 2022
September 1, 2022

This is THE party you don’t want to miss! Get your inner animal ready for Birmingham Zoo’s inaugural event Wild at Heart: Rhino Crash* on September 8, 2022, from 6:30 […]

Association of Zoos & Aquariums Grants Accreditation to the Birmingham Zoo – August 28th, 2022
August 28, 2022

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) has announced that the Birmingham Zoo was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission. AZA is the independent accrediting organization for the best zoos […]

Save The Date For Birmingham Zoo’s German Oktoberfest! – August 19th, 2022
August 19, 2022

Guten Tag and Hallo! Join us for the Inaugural Birmingham Zoo German  Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 1st from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, featuring authentic German and seasonal autumn brews, live music, […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces Newly Hatched American Flamingo Chicks! – August 5th, 2022
August 5, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo proudly welcomes newly hatched American flamingo chicks to our Zoo family! For the first time, the Zoo’s flamingos have nested and hatched fertilized eggs. Once flamingos find […]

Birmingham Zoo Welcomes New Red Panda – July 6th, 2022
July 6, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo is thrilled to welcome two-year-old, female, Himalayan red panda named Kodo to our Zoo family! Kodo arrived at the Birmingham Zoo last month from the Buttonwood Park […]

Birmingham Zoo and Birmingham Public Library Team-up To Make Learning A WILD Adventure – June 30th, 2022
June 30, 2022

The Birmingham Zoo and Birmingham Public Library are pleased to announce the launch of the Birmingham Library Zoo Family Pass Program! This inspiring collaboration is an adventure-packed program encouraging children […]

Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military and Dependents For 4th of July Weekend 2022 – June 30th, 2022
June 30, 2022

Birmingham Zoo will be open on Monday the 4th of July holiday, from 9am-5pm. In honor of the holiday, all veterans, active and retired military, including their dependents (up to […]

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