Memphis Zoo to Install New Playground

Construction has begun for a new playground at the Memphis Zoo. The Cat House Café patio and adjacent play area will be closed during construction as the new playground will replace the previous structure.

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Animal Enrichment Giving Tree

Give the gift of enrichment this holiday season! Visit the enrichment trees in the lobby and the Rendezvous room to find out what items our animals need most. Visit www.memphiszoo.org/enrichmenttree for more information.

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Winter Hours

The Zoo will be switching to its winter schedule Friday, October 29. The gates will close at 4 p.m., and all guests must exit the Zoo by 5 p.m.

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Travel Meeting Scheduled

Join Zoo Director Emeritus Charles G. Wilson on Tuesday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rendezvous Room for a preview slide show about a 2011 African safari to Tanzania.

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Captive Breeding Program for America's Most Endangered Frog Leaps Ahead

The future is looking a little bit brighter for one of America's most endangered frogs. A recent collaboration between the Memphis Zoo and Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo has resulted in the largest number of dusky gopher frog tadpoles ever bred in captivity.

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MEMPHIS ZOO UNVEILS NEW WEB SITE

MEMPHIS, TENN. - The Memphis Zoo has teamed up with SPEAK! Creative to launch a dynamic, redesigned...

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ZOO STAFF HAVE THEIR HANDS FULL WITH FIVE AFRICAN PENGUIN CHICKS

MEMPHIS, TENN. – Five baby African penguin chicks recently hatched at the Memphis Zoo. “Kanoni,” “Lehana,” “Nahla,” “Zerali,” and “Taye” were all born between September 12 and September 17 to three different sets of penguin parents. “We’ve never had this many...

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MEMPHIS ZOO PREPARES FOR POSSIBLE POLAR BEAR BIRTH

EMPHIS, TENN. - The Memphis Zoo staff is cautiously optimistic about the arrival of a polar bear cub this fall. 8-year-old "Haley," who has called the Memphis Zoo home since the opening of Northwest Passage in...

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS TRAVELS TO SEE WILD POLAR BEARS AS PART OF PBI CONFERENCE

Memphis, Tenn. – Jennifer Jaudon, the Director of Marketing and Communications with the Memphis Zoo, will travel to the tundra near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, October 3-9 for a week-long Communicators Leadership Camp sponsored by Polar Bears International (PBI), a conservation group. The Memphis Zoo, which is part of PBI’s network of Arctic Ambassador Center Zoos, selected Jaudon...

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