Dog jumping through orange and blue hoop
Trevor Griffis

Summer 2023 Brings the Champs to the Zoo!

Paws up for our "Champs" during Summer 2023
Trail building Team standing on a bridge in the woods

Happy National Trails Day: Update from the Trail Team!

The Zoo celebrates National Trails Day with snacks, games, and trail information outside our North America admission entrance from 10:30 AM until 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 3, 2023. 
Tamara in Nambia

A Rhino Keeper Trains Rangers in Namibia on SMART Technology

Read about Keeper Trull's incredible trip to Africa to expand the Zoo's conservation work through SMART!
Peruvian Bottle

Providing a Conservation Focused Sensory Experience for the Visually Impaired

The Zoo partnered with the North Carolina Museum of Art to help share a story of conservation and art.
Black Bear Cub Paws

Orphaned Black Bear Cubs – A Chance to Stay Wild

Wildlife rehabilitation should be left to the professionals, to give all wildlife the best chance at keeping their "wild" life.
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.