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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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Vote to Name Our Baby Sloth! 
Posted on: July 23rd, 2021

$1 = 1 Vote. Click the link below of name choice to vote. The top five names were narrowed down from those submitted by you and our animal care teams and here they are: Chewie, Eco, Flash,

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Best of Bama Award 2021
Posted on: July 7th, 2021

The Alabama magazine just came out with its “Best of Bama Awards,” and the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo was voted by the readers as the best zoo in the State of Alabama for 2021!  Thank you

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A Statement of Gratitude
Posted on: April 26th, 2021

      The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo wants to say thank you to Dr. Adam Langston, and his staff, for their continued dedication to the medical care of our collection.  Dr.

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Tendo Update
Posted on: April 17th, 2021

      Tendo is now bouncing around his outdoor habitat permanently, so be sure to spend some time watching him outside the reptile house!  If you don’t spot him

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