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Zookeepers Personify the Phoenix Zoo’s Mission

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Welcome to National Zookeepers Week 2016! Every year, the diversity of zookeepers and their contributions to global conservation efforts are highlighted – and rightfully so. That is to say, the central mission of National Zookeepers Week is to recognize and promote dedicated zoo and aquarium professionals year round while celebrating animal care professionals’ achievements. Being […]

Phoenix Zoo a Hotbed of Pokémon Activity

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The Phoenix Zoo is home not only to numerous exotic and endangered animals, but a host of ducks, geese, lizards, rabbits and quail also live among the park’s amazing horticulture. Early Monday morning, however, zookeepers and staff arrived to learn some slightly unusual creatures have decided to call the Phoenix Zoo home. “Pokémon are here,” Phoenix […]

Keeping the Zoo “Cool” in the Summer

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Arizona is hot. Like, really hot. The Phoenix Zoo takes the summer heat very seriously – especially when it comes to the care and comfort of the animals who call the Zoo home. The vast majority of animals here at the Zoo can safely tolerate extreme temperatures. For example, the Arizona Trail houses animals who […]

#StartWithASmile: Hilda Tresz’s Story

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Amazon is one of the most widely used websites in the world. Thanks to their #StartWithASmile program, customers can now elect to donate 0.5% of their purchase to the charity of their choice at smile.amazon.com! For more information about how you can help the Phoenix Zoo, please see our AmazonSmile page or consider a purchase […]

Thank you. Your support counts.

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The Phoenix Zoo, the flagship organization of the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation, is one of the largest non-profit zoological parks in the nation. The Zoo provides natural habitats for more than 1,400 animals, including more than 30 different endangered or threatened species from around the world, and is proud to provide educational programs to […]

Support the Zoo on Arizona Gives Day!

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Today We are Participating in Arizona Gives Day The Phoenix Zoo, the flagship organization of the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation, is one of the largest non-profit zoological parks in the nation. The Zoo provides natural habitats for more than 1,400 animals, including more than 30 different endangered or threatened species from around the world, […]

Camp Zoo… Best. Camp. Ever.

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The time is now to start thinking of fun, educational and unique camps to keep your kids busy this summer! Camp Zoo at the Phoenix Zoo has you covered! Camp Zoo is for children in Kindergarten through 8th grade who are excited to have fascinating adventures and learn about the natural world! Each week-long session is […]

Photos from the 2016 Walk in the Wild

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Saturday, January 30, 2016  6 – 10 a.m. Highlights of the walk included  animal viewing, early admission and the After Party which took place at the Zoo’s main lake. It featured complimentary snacks and beverages, live music from DJ Rockin’ Rob, meet and greets with animal character mascots, bounce houses, raffle drawings for amazing prizes […]

How to Care, Support and Donate

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As the holiday season approaches, we pause to give thanks for our blessings and the people in our lives. The Phoenix Zoo is grateful for the support of members and friends just like you! It is also a time when charitable giving often comes to mind. Charitable donations are an excellent way to support the […]