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Memphis Zoo is Going Even More Eco-Friendly

Memphis Zoo wants to go even more green.   To reduce our paper usage, we are hoping to cut out the number of copies we make. If you would like to keep getting your paper copy of Exzooberance, please visit the website and OPT IN here . Digital versions will be available through memphiszoo.org Read More
at Monday, March 2, 2020

Seasonal Activities return to Memphis Zoo

Spring is around the corner and that means your favorite seasonal exhibits are open at Memphis Zoo. Stingray Cove is back and better than ever. The exhibit has cownose rays, southern stingrays, white spotted bamboo sharks and brown banded bamboo sharks. Que, a large southern stingray with a curly tail, is here again and easy to spot for those coming back to say “hello”. Guests can also choose to feed our aquatic visitors for a small fee, but all are welcome to give the... Read More
at Thursday, February 27, 2020

Meet Raj and Helen!

Memphis Zoo is thrilled to announce the addition of two bat-eared foxes to our Cat Country exhibit. Helen our female came from Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, IL. Raj our male bat-eared fox came to us from Oklahoma City Zoo. Raj has a dark face, while Helen’s face is lighter in color. She also has a little crook in her ear. Right now, the pair are most active in the morning and around midday. The two can be seen snuggling closely together. Guests may also see them digging and exploring... Read More
at Tuesday, February 18, 2020

A Unique Friendship

The next time you visit our Animals of the Night exhibit, you’ll find a unique friendship that is sure to melt your heart. Meet Ann and Bubbles. Ann is a mongoose lemur and Bubbles is an owl monkey. Mongoose lemurs are native to Madagascar and owl monkeys are native to South America. After Ann’s mate died and Bubbles had trouble getting along with her sister, Memphis  z ookeepers decided to  try the pair together, as p rimates... Read More
at Thursday, February 13, 2020

Memphis Zoo Announces Hiring Blitz

Memphis Zoological Society is excited to announce plans to add nearly 100 new team members. There are variety of open positions in zoo operations, culinary and retail. Part-time, full-time, seasonal work and internships are currently available.  Some positions also offer flexible scheduling. “Memphis Zoo is looking for passionate individuals who are customer-service oriented and dedicated to the Zoo’s mission: to create adventures and save wildlife,” said Memphis... Read More
at Friday, February 7, 2020