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Reptiland Roundup: Turtles and Tortoises

Happy International Turtle & Tortoise Week! In honor of International Turtle and Tortoise Week, we wanted to show off all the wonderful species of turtles and tortoises we have here at the zoo. What’s the difference between the two? The main thing that distinguishes a turtle from a tortoise is that turtles live in water […]

Birds of Prey Day: The Year of the Bird

Our first ever Birds of Prey Day event is this Sunday, April 22. Coincidentally, this year also happens to be the Year of the Bird! The Audubon Society and National Geographic, along with over 50 other partners, have declared 2018 the Year of the Bird in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty […]

Birds of Prey Day: Meet the Masters

We’re hosting our first ever Birds of Prey Day on April 22, 2018! And while birds and reptiles and are in fact closely related (see how here), we’re relying on the experts to share information on these fascinating creatures! Read on to learn about Master falconers and our special guests for this fun and educational event. […]

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Zoo Babies: New Additions to Celebrate the Start of Spring

Happy first day of spring! Spring marks a time of new beginnings, and there’s no better beginning than welcoming a baby animal into the world! So to celebrate this season of new beginnings (and all the spring babies to come), we’re sharing all of the zoo babies we’ve welcomed over the past year! Henkel’s leaf-tailed […]

Coloring Contest Results

2018 Coloring Contest Results

After receiving a record-breaking 453 entries, we are excited to announce the 2018 coloring contest results! Selecting a winner is tough when there are so many great entries to choose from, and this year was no exception. It also gets more difficult as we try to select original designs different from years past. That said, we […]