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Ever have a lemur sit on your head or cuddle with a kangaroo?
How about pet an anteater or hang out with a sloth?

Our up-close and intimate Animal Encounters are unique educational opportunities to learn about some of our most gentle and fascinating animals in a safe, supervised environment. Appropriate for all ages, it’s a fun, foto-fantastic must-do at the zoo!

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Zoo temporarily closing to the public - COVID-19
Mar 19th, 2020

To help protect our staff and community, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is temporarily closing to the public effective, Thursday, March 19th, to support the efforts being made to slow the spread of COVID-19.  We will re-evaluate our situation on April 2nd and provide a follow up statement at that time.  Please continue to monitor our...Read More

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