Bison on Prairie

Zoo Research: Asia Construction Impacts

We are conducting research to see how the Asia construction is affecting the animals.
Head Started Gopher Frog

Conservation Update: Saving the Gopher Frog

We are committed to conservation around the world and in our home state of North Carolina. 
Zoofari Watani Grasslands attraction tour

Join the Seasonal Team!

We love our seasonal employees!
Chilean flamingo laying down

Five Declining Species You Didn't Know About

There are many species at the Zoo that are facing a decline in the wild. 
Snow at Arctic Fox

Winter With Us at the North Carolina Zoo

While most people think of warmer weather when they visit the North Carolina Zoo, visiting the Zoo in the winter can be a great time
Dustin Smith holding Puerto Rican crested toad

Caribbean Conservation Update

Conservation in the Caribbean continues for the North Carolina Zoo!
Payton Polar Bear

A Day in the Life: Polar Bear Keeper

Feed. Clean. Train. Enrich. Repeat.
Vampire bat

10 Reasons to Appreciate Bats

Bats get a bad rep, but they are a very important species for the environment!
Male silverback gorilla Mosuba

8 Fun Facts about Mosuba the Silverback Gorilla

Mosuba has always been a rare gorilla, even from the very beginning!
Mom Kit and Baby Bonnie Southern White Rhinos

Meet the Girls: The 8 Ladies of the Rhino Crash

Learn more about the all-female rhino crash!
Fall Plant Sale, Red and Yellow Flower

Fall Plant Sale

Join us on Sat., September 17, for the Zoo's Fall Plant Sale!
Vulture SAFE
Tracy Aviary

All Eyes to the Sky - Counts for Conservation

On International Vulture Day, the skies are quiet and not a vulture is in sight. We need to recognize these unsung heroes.