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. 
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
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!
Guests at the Africa Bridge Entrance of the North Carolina Zoo.

Top 10 Things To Do at the Zoo!

There's still plenty of summertime fun at the Zoo