Displaying items by tag: NC Zoo

ASHEBORO — Sand cats may be small but don’t let their petite size fool you.

They’re wild, fearless hunters that kill venomous snakes in the desert.

They’re also a rare sight  to see, which is why the North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a sand cat on Monday, Aug. 10. The kitten, small enough to fit into a teacup, was born to mother Najma, three, and father Cosmo, five. This is the first kitten for the pair. 

Published in Lifestyle

ASHEBORO — Diesel, a California sea lion, who one zookeeper remembered as a "chatty goofball full of energy," passed away on Aug. 18. Diesel arrived at the Zoo in 2015 with another sea lion pup named Owen after both were deemed unfit to be returned to the wild.

Published in Lifestyle

ASHEBORO — June 11, 2020 - The North Carolina Zoo will open to the public Monday, June 15 with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and guests.

Published in Local News
Tagged under
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 11:20

North Carolina Zoo offers virtual summer camps

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is bringing its Summer Camps program to you in a new, online format.

Published in Lifestyle
Tagged under

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo announces the birth of two endangered American red wolves as part of its American red wolf breeding program.

Published in Lifestyle

ASHEBORO — Three recently orphaned North American river otter pups have joined together as a group at the North Carolina Zoo to prepare for their eventual release back in the wild. 

Published in Lifestyle

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo announces the birth of five critically endangered American red wolves as part of its American red wolf breeding program. The five new pups — three males, two females — were born Tuesday, April 21. The pups and their mother are all healthy and doing well.

Published in Lifestyle

ASHEBORO — The public will get a chance to glimpse into the past as the North Carolina Zoo plans to open a time capsule from 1984 that’s buried at its iconic African Pavilion.

Published in Lifestyle

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce another southern white rhino was born at the Zoo on Feb. 24, 2020 — the second rhino birth so far this year. The female calf was born to mother Linda and father, Stormy. The Zoo will announce details of naming the new calf at a later time.

Published in Lifestyle
Tagged under

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a third southern white rhino in just under two years. The female calf was born on Sunday, Jan. 5,  to mother Kit and father Stormy. The calf weighed approximately 100 pounds and will be named at a later time.

Published in Lifestyle
Page 1 of 3