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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 […]

Make Giving Tuesday a Giving ZOOday!

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We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have day to give back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, celebrate generosity and give back. Giving ZOOday is about the impact zoos and aquariums have on their communities by engaging visitors to be stewards of the environment and save species […]

Isle of the Tiger – Now Open!

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Isle of the Tiger – Now Open! Isle of the Tiger exhibit is the final jewel of the A World Class Zoo For A World Class City Capital Campaign that has brought remarkable changes to the Phoenix Zoo. Isle of the Tiger features 16,000 square feet of space with a variety of substrate materials, landscaping, […]

Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest

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Get into the Howl-O-Ween spirit by putting together your best costume and entering our Spook-tacular Costume Contest!  Send in your photos with name of entrant, age of entrant, name of parent/guardian, email address and phone number from October 9, 2015 until October 19, 2015 to enter to be a finalist at our in-person contest during […]