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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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Baby Watch - Thistle (common marmoset)
Posted on: May 20th, 2019

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is on BABY WATCH! Thistle, our common marmoset is due to give birth to twins any day now. With the help of Fox10, you can join us in the excitement. We are live-streaming

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Zoo Hit By Storm, Made Quick Recovery!
Posted on: May 13th, 2019

A straight-line wind storm struck the zoo at around 8:30 am (CDT) yesterday, May 12th, but all people and animals are safe and repairs are just about completed. Dr. Adam Langston, the Zoo’s

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