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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo announces the birth of three litters of critically endangered American red wolves as part of its red wolf breeding program. The litters comprising 12 pups were born during three days from April 28 to April 30. All pups and their mothers are healthy and doing well. This is the first time in the Zoo’s breeding program that three litters were born in one spring.

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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo will livestream Better on Ice, An Ice Challenge Virtual Event Sat., Feb. 27  in celebration of International Polar Bear Day.

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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo welcomes its newest resident, a 1,000-pound male polar bear, as part of its breeding efforts. The Zoo is hopeful the addition to the polar bear family will result in new offspring. 

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ASHEBORO — North Carolina Zoo Volunteer Coordinator Toy Lambeth was honored with the Governor’s Awards for Excellence for Human Relations on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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ASHEBORO —The North Carolina Zoo is pleased to announce it received an award and two grants through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums at is its annual conference in September. 

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ASHEBORO — Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the North Carolina Zoo? Here’s your chance to find out.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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