Category Archive: Featured Zoos

Tiger cubs explore outside – London

National Zoo Pandas looking forward to Spring

Everyone here in the David M.Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat is eager for spring to finally arrive. Even the pandas seem less interested in the snow with each winter storm, spending less time playing in it than they did earlier in the winter. As the last of the winter’s snow and ice finally melt away, …

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Playtime for Baby Gorillas

Baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi are getting plenty of play in as they grow at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy explains the importance of play for gorilla development in this special video.

The Penguins & Polar Bears are going to be happy

Lincoln Park Zoo unveils two State-of-the-Art Exhibits for the polar bears and penguins. In 2016 the north side of the zoo will get a brand-new look. This $22 million effort will inspire natural behaviors–and new views–for two of the zoo’s best-loved species. See All the Details

Baby Orangutan born at Birmingham Zoo

The Zoo congratulates Evan Lucia for submitting the winning name of Nairi for the baby orangutan. Five-year-old Evan attends God’s House Kindergarten in Vestavia. He chose Nairi because he liked the sound of the name and its Indonesian meaning – “kind one.” Evan will receive an Adopt-an-Animal package for Nairi, a tour of the Animal …

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Franklin Park Zoo – April Vacation Week – Urban Wildlife


Ever wonder what animals are living in your backyard? Get up close with some of the animals you might find living in your backyard here in Massachusetts! We still have spaces available for the Urban Wildlife program at Franklin Park Zoo! This camp for 6 – 11 year olds runs daily Tuesday, April 17 through …

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