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Earth Day Message from The Zoo Executive Director
Posted on: April 22nd, 2022

Earth Day has been a significant day for me for many years.  It has always been a day where I look at my own impacts on the environment and make an effort to improve.  This year, I finally

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#FreakyFriday
Posted on: April 2nd, 2022

Have you ever noticed in pictures of wild parrots that their feathers look almost as pristine as those that live under human care? How can this be if they are exposed to untold germs and elements?

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BREAKING NEWS
Posted on: April 1st, 2022

BREAKING NEWS The Research Department at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Discovers a New Species The Research Department at the Alabama Gulf Coast has recently determined that an interesting animal

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Black History Month - Dr. Alfreda Johnson Webb
Posted on: February 21st, 2022

Our final feature in the Black History Month series -  Alfreda Johnson Webb (1923-1992) In 1949, Dr. Alfreda Johnson Webb became the African American woman to receive her Doctor of Veterinary

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Black History Month - Dr Frederick Douglas Patterson
Posted on: February 14th, 2022

BHM Monday - Today, we feature Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson (1901-1988) Dr. Patterson attended Iowa State College, where in1923, he earned his DVM. His academic career also included earning a

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Black History Month - Post #1
Posted on: February 7th, 2022

In the month of February, we celebrate African Americans and their contribution to our American history. Mondays in February, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo will feature African American pioneers in

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Lights for Lions
Posted on: December 23rd, 2021

Help us help lions by recycling your old lights! Do you have old Christmas lights that you need to throw away? Do you love lions? Would you like to get rid of your old Christmas lights and help

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Support the Zoo During the Holidays
Posted on: November 25th, 2021

Giving Tuesday: Donate to the Zoo to Make Our Wishes Come True - November 30, 2021 This year the staff at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo put together a capital items wish list. These are items that go

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November is Family Literacy Awareness Month at the Zoo
Posted on: October 29th, 2021

November is Family Literacy Awareness Month, and The South Baldwin Literacy Council is going to the Zoo!  National Family Literacy Month is an opportunity for families to learn and read

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Lemur Encounter Now Open!
Posted on: September 9th, 2021

Lemur Encounter NOW OPEN! While visiting, you are the guest of black and white ruffed lemurs and red ruffed lemurs. You will have the opportunity to meet these unusual animals from the Island of

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