Birmingham Zoo


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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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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


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


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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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


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


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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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


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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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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Craft beer lovers will find a haven at the fourth annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que fundraiser at the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, June 16, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Read more



Photo courtesy of Kiki Nolen-Schmidt.

For the first two weekends in May, The Birmingham Zoo will see people of all ages gather amongst the animals for two events: the annual zoo run and the Magic City Wine Fest. Read more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

In lieu of its annual Food Truck Roundup fundraiser, PreSchool Partners is hosting the Rendezvous at the Zoo at The Birmingham Zoo on April 22. Read more



Photo by Lexi Coon.

Adults looking for an alternative to the typical Valentine’s Day dinner can find an option at the Birmingham Zoo. Read more



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The new entrance, which is going to be built in the same area where the original entrance was located, is budgeted to cost about $8 million of the $18.6 million raised through the Renew the Zoo initiative. Read more

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Lexi Coon.

Pfefferkorn said he’s sure the turkeys appreciate the day off, but by Friday they’ll be back to continue to educate the community about local wildlife. Read more


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