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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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Hospitality Mondays at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Oct 2nd, 2023

Every Monday in the month of October is Hospitality Employee Day at the zoo and we’re excited to offer half-off zoo admission all day long to all hotel, restaurant, and attraction employees! We can’t wait to see you! Must present work ID or proof of employment to receive half-off zoo admission...Read More

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Grab your cameras and come see Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. Selfies with...Read More


November is Family Literacy Awareness Month, and The South Baldwin Literacy Council is going to the Zoo! National...Read More


Purchase Your Membership Now! Black Friday Membership Sale begins Friday, November 24 (midnight) through...Read More

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