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Mar. 20, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Daily Schedule
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  • 9:00 AM Gates Open
  • 5:00 PM Last Entry
  • 5:30 PM Gates Close
African Veldt
  • 10:00 AM Giraffe Feeding Adventure (Seasonal, March-October)
  • 1:30 PM Giraffe Keeper Chat
  • 2:00 PM Rhino Keeper Chat
  • 2:30 PM Elephant Feeding & Chat
Animals of the Night
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  • 3:00 PM Aquarium Keeper Chat
Cat Country
  • 1:30 PM Cat Country Chat
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Dragon's Lair
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  • 10:00 AM Reptile Chat
Northwest Passage
  • 11:00 AM Sea Lion Show
  • 2:00 PM Polar Bear Chat
  • 3:00 PM Sea Lion Show
Once Upon a Farm
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Pelican Pool
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Penguin Rock
  • 3:00 PM Penguin Feeding
Primate Canyon
  • 1:30 PM Gorilla Keeper Chat
Teton Trek
  • 1:00 PM Bear feeding
Tropical Bird House
  • 2:00 PM Tropical Bird Feeding
Zambezi River Hippo Camp
  • 10:30 AM Hippo Chat
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Our conservation projects apply the tools and knowledge gained from scientific research to solve real-life problems threatening the world’s wildlife.

These are actions where success is measured by their effectiveness in improving the security and stability of animal populations - both in the wild and in captivity. Though our scope is international, many of our initiatives are focused on U.S. species, including some here in the MidSouth. We work to conserve a broad variety of animals — from small toads and spiders, to birds and snakes, to elephants and bears.

Dusky Gopher Frog Recovery Returning America’s Rarest Snake to the Wild Freezing Sperm and Preserving Biodiversity Giant Panda Ecology Saving Species Using Assisted Reproductive Techniques Increasing the Capacity of Captive-breeding and Release Programs Putting a Spotlight on Zoo Collections: Increasing Visibility and Access to Advance Scientific Snakes in the City Digging for Insights into Primitive Spiders City Life: Forest Birds in the Greater Memphis Area A Bird in the Hand: Monitoring Mid-South Bird Populations Hibernation to Help Future Generations Guarding Against Inbreeding Tracking Captive-Raised Frogs Released into the Wild Investigating Impacts of Invasive Frogs Tadpole Bootcamp Reproductive Ecology of Snakes Are you pregnant? Communicating, Giant Panda Style

Memphis Zoo Conservation

Secure the Future of a World of Wildlife

We aim to improve the security and stability of animal populations - both in the wild and in captivity.