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Interim Director Talks New Zoo Progress
Posted on: January 22nd, 2019

Dr. Adam Langston has his hands full. The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Resident Veterinarian is taking care of dozens of animals, and now people, stepping into the Interim Director position, heading up a

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The Little Zoo's Beloved Salt Has Died
Posted on: January 17th, 2019

Amur Tiger Was 17-Years Old The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo has lost one of its most treasured and popular animals. Zoo Curator Cyndi Johnson and many of the zookeepers who cared for Salt during

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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Lands On Coolest List For 2019 At Number 2
Posted on: December 24th, 2018

The Coolest Things Opening Around The World In 2019 All around the world cities are welcoming new attractions, parks, art installations, and museums that create exciting reasons to jump on a plane

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'Little Zoo That Could' Puts Growth Plan Into Action
Posted on: May 21st, 2018

Published in Lagniappe The land sales and city guarantees and bond issues have cleared all hurdles, and at long last the Zoo Foundation of Gulf Shores has everything in place to build its new

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Lions, Tigers and Municipal Bonds
Posted on: April 25th, 2018

Lions and Tigers and Municipal Bonds by Shelly Sigo Only 1.3 miles from the Gulf of Mexico on flood-prone land, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo has endured multiple hurricans that forced the

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Zoo Breaks Ground to Build $26.26M New Home
Posted on: March 20th, 2018

Officials recently broke ground for the New Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo in Gulf Shores, Ala. Construction of the 25-acre zoo will be funded through a construction bond, which will allow the new facility to

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Construction Begins For New Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Posted on: March 13th, 2018

The official groundbreaking for the future home of the New Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo north of the Intracoatal Watweray in Gulf Shores was held on March 13. The groundbreaking officially kicks off

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Little Zoo That Could Just Did!
Posted on: March 11th, 2018

The non-profit Zoo Foundation paid $1.49 million for 71.6 acres off Baldwin County 6 in Gulf Shores, just east of the the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo's existing property, according to Frank Malone of

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Gulf Shores provides $1 million grant to help local zoo
Posted on: February 7th, 2018

John Mullen Feb 7, 2018 It’s been a long time coming, but Steve Jones believes the much talked-about and hoped-for relocation of the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is going to happen soon. Recently,

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Gulf Shores approves grant to aid zoo in move
Posted on: December 27th, 2017

GulfCoastNewsToday.com  By: Crystal Cole/ Islander Editor The Gulf Shores City Council unanimously approved appropriating a one-time grant of $1 million to the Zoo Foundation at a

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