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Photo courtesy of Samil Baker.

On Friday, Sept. 13, the Birmingham Zoo hosted its largest annual fundraising event, ZooGala 2019: South American Sizzle ’n Samba, raising over $480,000 to benefit the Zoo's animal care and education programs. Read more

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The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that Birmingham Zoo has been recognized with the 2019 Education Award for the Zoo’s significant achievement in the “ZooSchool” program. Read more

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The Emmet O’Neal Library and the Birmingham Zoo will both be hosting Halloween-themed events in October. Here is a breakdown. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Zoo.

The Birmingham Zoo will host its 10th annual ZooGala fundraiser this month. The event, themed South American Sizzle ‘n Samba, will be held Friday, Sept. 13, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the new Hugh Kaul Plaza. Read more

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Children came to the zoo decked out in their favorite pajamas for the event. Read more

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The Birmingham Zoo is gearing up to host its first-ever Pajama Jam event, which will be headlined by the Llama in Pajamas. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Birmingham Zoo.

The Annual Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que event returns to the Birmingham Zoo for its fifth year on Saturday, June 22 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Samil Baker.

On Saturday, May 18, Birmingham-area residents will once again have the chance to take part of the Zoo Run at the Birmingham Zoo. Read more

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PreSchool Partners will host its second annual Rendezvous at the Zoo event Sunday, April 28, at the Birmingham Zoo. Read more

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It might not make the best topic for dinner conversation, but with the addition of two elephants in the future, the Birmingham Zoo is making plans to deal with the addition of the waste of two more elephants with an Ecodrum. Read more

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Photo by Anne Dawson

Tons of family fun awaited goers, from a carousel ride to sitting on Santa's lap to a hot chocolate bar. Read more

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Whenever Birmingham is faced with weather-related issues, especially in the winter, so are the employees taking care of the zoo. Read more

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Submitted by Samil Baker

The Birmingham Zoo received its first endowed gift for conservation from Phyllis and Larry Wojciechowski to name the Phyllaris Fund at the Birmingham Zoo. Read more

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The Birmingham Zoo has been nationally recognized by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for establishing excellence in diversity and inclusion with the Angela Peterson Excellence in Diversity Award. Read more

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The Birmingham Zoo and its Board of Directors is proud to announce Lori Perkins as the new deputy director of the Birmingham Zoo. Read more

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The event will continue through Halloween. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

For 18 nights in October, the Birmingham Zoo will transform into a Halloween-themed destination for the annual Boo at the Zoo event. Read more

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The event will also feature an online auction that will open Sept. 7 on the zoo’s website. Read more

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Since his time at the Birmingham Zoo, Pfefferkorn has seen an upward trend of visits and worked on many projects. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon

On Saturday, Aug. 11, from 7 to 11 p.m., the zoo will host the event, featuring two 80s bands, a gaming truck and other 80s-themed entertainment. Read more

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