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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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Welcome to Our New Website!
Posted on: March 27th, 2019

Yep, you’re in the right place - it’s the official new website of the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo! When our first website literally blew away with the rest of the zoo during Hurricane Ivan in

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