N.C. Zoo

N.C. Zoo

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo’s annual holiday event “Believe…in the Magic of the Season” will be held over the first two weekends in December on Dec. 4, 5, and 11, 12. Festivities are all day from 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is pleased to announce it has once again received the honor of accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Every five years, the Zoo is required to go through the entire application process to retain its accreditation. The AZA awarded accreditation to the Zoo following a rigorous inspection visit earlier in the year.

ASHEBORO — In honor of Veterans Day, the North Carolina Zoo is offering free admission for the military and $2 off admission for up to six accompanying guests for its Military Appreciation Week of Nov. 8–14, 2021.

ASHEBORO — The change of seasons means Halloween is just around the corner.

Tuesday, 07 September 2021 13:45

N.C. Zoo to celebrate World Gorilla Day

ASHEBORO — Join the North Carolina Zoo as we celebrate World Gorilla Day (held annually on Sept. 24) on Saturday, Sept. 25 and help save gorillas in the wild. The Zoo is partnering with institutions across the globe as part of Gorillas on the Line…Answer the Call, a cell phone recycling initiative.

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Valerie H. Schindler Wildlife Rehabilitation Center on Friday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Zoo's Discovery Zone Amphitheater. The event is free with Zoo admission.

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is grieving the loss of Tommo, a beloved grizzly bear who lived at the Zoo for 26 years. The 31-year-old bear's quality of life quickly declined to the point that the Zoo's staff made the difficult decision to euthanize him this week. 

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce the names of the six red wolf pups (four females, two males) born on the guest view habitat to first-time parents Flint (male) and Sassy.

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is asking the public to vote for names for six American red wolf pups born in April. 

ASHEBORO — The dates of the previously announced vaccine clinic to Bring Summer Back at the North Carolina Zoo have changed to June 11-13 (Fri., Sat., Sun.) 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (previously announced dates were June 10-12).

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