Memphis Zoo Announces Inaugural ZOOlympics
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Memphis Zoo Announces Inaugural ZOOlympics


Memphis Zoo is thrilled to announce its inaugural ZOOlympics.

Local sports broadcaster Greg Gaston lends his talents calling the first Olympiad of the animal kingdom. The games will consist of several daily contests between species all over Memphis Zoo.

From Hippo and cheetah races to testing the agility of our California sea lions, pelicans and big cats, there is a lot of excitement in store for all who tune in.

The ZOOlympics continues our mission to keep Memphis Zoo fans engaged with our animals and staff during our closure, “said Nick Harmeier Memphis Zoo’s Chief Marketing Officer.

These events also allow our animals to participate in special enrichment activities. 

The contests will be posted on the zoo's social media platforms. 

Let the games begin!

Click here to watch the opening ceremonies!