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Join Us for a Fun Virtual Dinner Party!

Join us as we prepare and eat a meal that is specially crafted by our expert chefs Jimmy Gentry and Erling Jensen. We can either help you create a 4-course meal paired with different wines, or we can show you how to make your own cocktails with our expert mixologist! This event helps everyone practice social distancing while enjoying fine dining and cocktails. It will be heartwarming, fun, and enjoyable; You just figure out the tech, prep your place, and—this part's... Read More
at Monday, July 13, 2020

Memphis Zoo Partners with The WNET Group on Camp TV

Memphis Zoo announced a content partnership with The WNET Group’s  Camp TV , a new one-hour public television series that brings the day camp experience to children nationwide  weekdays beginning Monday, July 13 on public television (check local listings) . In the Mid-South area,  Camp TV  premieres Monday, July 13 at 11 a.m. on WKNO. Episodes will also be available to stream at  camptv.org . Providing ideas for fun activities to kids who can’t... Read More
at Friday, July 10, 2020

Memphis Zoo Curator Turns a Promising Puppy into a Potential Assistance Dog

North just arrived at the Memphis Zoo as a one-year-old golden retriever with lots of early training from the Canine Companions for Independence (Canine Companions) puppy raising program at the Hardeman County Correctional Facility. But now he needs more training and socialization to shape him into a trustworthy and expertly trained assistance dog. Once North is turned back into the Southeast Region of Canine Companions in Orlando for additional professional training, Memphis Zoo animal... Read More
at Thursday, July 9, 2020

Memphis Zoo Cancels Rendezvous 2020

The Memphis Zoo has made the difficult decision to cancel Zoo Rendezvous 2020. This would have been our 37 th  consecutive Zoo Rendezvous.  As our largest single-night fundraiser, it has always been one of the most anticipated social events of the fall.  Several key factors played a major role in our decision to cancel this event including restaurateurs who have been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Zoo’s two-month closure occurred during the start of our... Read More
at Monday, July 6, 2020

New Views from Memphis Zoo

Memphis Zoo’s live animal camera lineup is expanding. We recently added two more views from the Zoo. In addition to our Giant panda, elephant and hippo cameras, Zoo fans can now check-in with our flamingos, grizzlies, and black bears—all from the comfort of home or work. The cameras can be found on our website under the “Animals” tab and can be viewed on your computer or phone. So, what’s a good viewing time? Most of our animals are active early in the... Read More
at Thursday, June 25, 2020