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The Passing of our adult male lion, Simba
Posted on: October 9th, 2020

With immense sadness, we are announcing the passing of our male lion, Simba.  Simba, who was almost 16 years old, was diagnosed with cancer and under our veterinarian team's care for some

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We are Open!
Posted on: October 6th, 2020

We are Open Daily 9am-4pm

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Zoo CLOSED due to Hurricane Sally
Posted on: September 15th, 2020

Due to severe weather entering our area, the Zoo will be CLOSED, Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept 15 and 16. We will post updates on reopening as information be comes available. To all of our

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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo mourns the loss of beloved lion, Jabari.
Posted on: September 5th, 2020

Late Friday, September 4, Jabari, our African male lion, lost battle with  Throughout the summer, many of you asked about Jabari as he would periodically seem disoriented, stumble, or simply

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Message for our Director
Posted on: August 15th, 2020

In July, our Governor issued a face covering Order for the State of Alabama which has been extended until the end of August.  In compliance with that Order, The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

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COVID Statement July 5, 2020
Posted on: July 5th, 2020

With the incidents of Covid-19 infections continuing to rise throughout the country, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo continues to take preventative measures to help protect our staff, animals, and

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COVID-19 Update
Posted on: June 29th, 2020

Letter from the Director As you all know, the incidents of Covid-19 infections are rising in many areas around the country.  As we have learned more about this particular coronavirus and how

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Update from Zoo Director
Posted on: May 23rd, 2020

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is proud to announce that we have once again opened our doors!  We were very excited to show the community the new zoo in March when we had the grand

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Re-opening May 23
Posted on: May 22nd, 2020

We are Now Open with restrictions. 9am- 4pm Daily - Animal encounters, amusements, reptile house and butterfly house still Closed at this time. For the health of our staff and animals we strongly

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Update from Zoo Director
Posted on: May 11th, 2020

Not Open at this time: As a new zoo, we have multiple types of operations at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. In addition to the wonderful new zoo and its animals; we also have indoor exhibit areas much

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