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BearWise Tips for Fall
Posted on: September 5th, 2022

  Fall is one of the best times to spend time outdoors, and it is also one of the busiest times for our native Black Bears. They are going through a natural activity cycle called

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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Announces Increase in Adult Admission
Posted on: August 9th, 2022

Effective beginning Friday, August 12, 2022, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo will be increasing its adult admission cost by $3. The new admission fees will be $22.95 for adults and $19.95 for seniors and

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Introducing Newest Member of our Animal Ambassador Program
Posted on: July 11th, 2022

Votes are tallied! We are proud to officially introduce Lucille Ball "Lucy," the newest member of our Animal Ambassador program. Thank you to all who participated in our naming

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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Announces the Arrival of Three New African Lions
Posted on: June 17th, 2022

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo announced the arrival of three African lions as part of the zoo family on Friday, June 17, 2022, at 10:00 am. The lions were received through a partnership with the

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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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