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  • 10:00 AM Reptile Chat
  • 10:30 AM Hippo Chat
  • 11:00 AM Panda Keeper Chat
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Entrance/Exit
  • 9:00 AM Gates Open
  • 5:00 PM Last Entry
  • 5:30 PM Gates Close
African Veldt
  • 11:00 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
  • 1:00 PM Animals of the Night Keeper Chat
Aquarium
  • 3:00 PM Aquarium Keeper Chat
Cat Country
  • 1:30 PM Cat Country Chat
China
  • 11:00 AM Panda Keeper Chat
Dragon's Lair
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Herpetarium
  • 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
  • 1:15 PM Primate 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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Zoo News

Celebrate World Rhino Day with Kito and Maggie!
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Celebrate World Rhino Day with Kito and Maggie!

Our rhinos, Kito and Maggie, would like to formally invite you to Memphis Zoo's World Rhino Day celebration on September 24th from 10AM-3PM! Jo...

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Remembering Akili
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Remembering Akili

Memphis Zoo is heartbroken to announce the death of Akili, one of our female reticulated giraffes.  She passed away on August 25th. While unde...

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Spend October at the Memphis Zoo
Monday, September 12, 2022

Spend October at the Memphis Zoo

Spend October at the Memphis Zoo   October is almost here, and the Memphis Zoo has plenty of events for all ages to make it a month to remem...

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Freshwater Turtle Research at Memphis Zoo
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Freshwater Turtle Research at Memphis Zoo

Have you ever wandered through the Memphis Zoo and seen a bird, squirrel, or turtle and thought, “what is that doing here?”. It is some...

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Rebecca's Top 5 Items to Order at Ancient Grounds
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Rebecca's Top 5 Items to Order at Ancient Grounds

Welcome to Rebecca’s Top 5, where I tell you about some of my favorite things at the Memphis Zoo! First, let me tell you a bit about myself&m...

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Memphis Zoo Curator Featured In New Book
Monday, August 22, 2022

Memphis Zoo Curator Featured In New Book

Women in Field Biology—A Journey Into Nature is a book that will be published on August 23rd. The book discusses the long neglected and ...

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Memphis Zoo announces new splash park
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Memphis Zoo announces new splash park

The reviews are in, and the Monogram Foods Loves Kids Foundation Splash Park is a huge hit for all ages! The Splash Park opened for Zoo members o...

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Jim Dean Announces Retirement
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Jim Dean Announces Retirement

 Jim Dean   Jim Dean will be stepping down as President and CEO of the Memphis Zoo on June 16th, 2022, making way for current Executiv...

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Metamorphosis: The Butterfly Effect Now Open to the Public!
Friday, May 27, 2022

Metamorphosis: The Butterfly Effect Now Open to the Public!

Transport to a mystical oasis as you enter into an all new butterfly paradise. The newest exhibit at the zoo, Metamorphosis: The Butterfly Effect, ...

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Memphis Zoo Welcomes New Leopard As Part Of International Breeding Program
Friday, May 20, 2022

Memphis Zoo Welcomes New Leopard As Part Of International Breeding Program

We’re proud to mark this Endangered Species Day with a very special announcement. Memphis Zoo is now home to female Amur leopard, Kira. Kir...

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Memphis Zoo Welcomes New Female Jaguar
Friday, May 13, 2022

Memphis Zoo Welcomes New Female Jaguar

We are excited to welcome Arizona, a very special female jaguar, to the Memphis Zoo. Arizona was born just over 9 years ago to mom Nayla at Woodlan...

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Memphis Zoo Aligns with Mission to Save Species from Extinction
Friday, April 22, 2022

Memphis Zoo Aligns with Mission to Save Species from Extinction

On the eve of Earth Day 2022, Dr. Steve Reichling, Conservation and Research Director at the Memphis Zoo, set out to release 61 endangered Louisian...

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