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Zoo Update
Posted on: March 18th, 2020

In an effort to help protect our staff and guests, the AGCZ is suspending all animal encounters, keeper chats at exhibits, access to indoor exhibit spaces, the interior of the contact barn, and other

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Zoo’s Protocol Update - COVID-19
Posted on: March 15th, 2020

At this point in time, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo will be following the protocols listed below: We will remain open normal business hours 9 am-4pm through the weekend until Wednesday, March 18th.

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Now Open!
Posted on: March 12th, 2020

Our new adventure begins...! Opening with record crowds, our new 25-acre animal park will bring together hurricane-proof design and climate-control technology, the highest

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New Zoo Update!
Posted on: January 22nd, 2020

New Zoo Update! Opening delayed till March. Construction delays will prevent us from opening February 1st as planned. We are excited to open the doors for all to see but "bear" with us a

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Volunteer Work Day at New Zoo! Planting Roots in Our Future....
Posted on: December 30th, 2019

Volunteer Work Day! Saturday, January 11, 2020 10 am to 2 pm  New Zoo Location 20499 Oak Road East, Gulf Shores, AL.     Planting Roots in Our Future.... We ask you to

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Planting Roots for our Future
Posted on: December 18th, 2019

Planting Roots in Our Future.... We ask you to be a part of our journey by planting roots in our future. We are in need of trees, plants, grasses, and wild flower mixes. List of trees needed

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Boo at the Zoo - Sunday, Oct 20
Posted on: October 11th, 2019

As you may have heard, construction has delayed the move to our new home. Since we will be open through Novem­ber 2019, we have decided to have one last Halloween Celebration at our

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New Private Encounter - Belle (Clouded Leopard)
Posted on: September 24th, 2019

Come meet Belle, our 4 month old Clouded Leopard. Adults only (16 years & older). Limited availability. This encounter is only offered at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm daily by reservation only. Encounter

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Now Open - Safari Club Gulf Shores at New Zoo Location
Posted on: September 6th, 2019

As Alabama’s first certified “Green Restaurant” we have also created a full line of vegetarian and vegan offerings as well. As we like to say “Proudly Serving Herbivores,

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Cuteness Alert! Marmoset Babies Have Arrived!
Posted on: June 14th, 2019

Thistle has given birth to two health babies! Mom and babies are doing well. These little ones are growing like weeds. Stop by during your next visit to experience all

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