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Happy Birthday Luka!

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Luka's First Birthday Phoenix Zoo

On January 3, 2014 we celebrated Luka’s first birthday here at the Phoenix Zoo! We celebrated with special activities, encounters, games and of course a cake and presents for the birthday boy. Large blocks of ice with fruits, vegetables and other goodies inside made up each layer of his impressive cake. Bamboo “candles” with fresh […]

Hadiah the Tiger Correctly Picks Bowl Game Winners!

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Hadiah, a seven year old female Sumatran tiger at the Phoenix Zoo, is on a winning streak! It has become an annual tradition at the Zoo to ask Hadiah for her predictions on who will win the college football bowl games played in Arizona each year. How do you ask a tiger which team she […]

Bowl Game Discounts & Raffle

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Two of the wildest bowl games in College Football are coming to Arizona! The 25th Annual Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl will be played in Tempe on December 28 between the K-State Wildcats and Michigan Wolverines. On January 1 the 43rd Annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl will be played in Glendale between the UCF Knights and Baylor […]

“LUKA” BY RON BURNS

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Ron Burns, an American painter, is one of the most well know artists starting the pup furvism movement over 20 years ago, focusing primarily on dogs and cats as his subject matter. On January 3, 2013 Luka, an endangered Andean bear, was born at the Phoenix Zoo. This exciting and miraculous event caught the attention […]

Phoenix Zoo Welcomes Male Orangutan

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The Phoenix Zoo is excited to welcome our newest resident; Daniel, a seven-year-old Bornean orangutan. Daniel comes to Arizona from the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in Cleveland, Ohio. He arrived in Phoenix the night of November 13, 2013 via United airlines, accompanied by one of his longtime keepers who will stay several days to help him […]

Win a Ron Burns Limited Print!

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Help the non-profit Phoenix Zoo by entering our raffle for Baby O by Ron Burns! One lucky winner will receive this limited edition artist proof on stretched canvas, hand-signed and numbered (only five artist proofs). A certificate of authenticity is included. The size is 14 x 10.5 inches and is ready to be hung. This […]

October Fun at the Phoenix Zoo!

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October is here and so is the wonderful fall Arizona weather! Daytime temperatures have been in the 80s making it a great time to get outside and visit the Zoo. There is plenty to see and do at the Zoo this month including two fun special events and the return of the FlyWire zipline ride! […]

Harmony Farm Welcomes New Goat Family

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Phoenix Zoo's San Clemente Island goats

The Phoenix Zoo’s Harmony Farm Petting Zoo welcomed a new addition to the Red Barn in June: A family of six San Clemente Island goats. San Clemente Island goats are a rare breed with less than 500 goats remaining on their native island, according to the San Clemente Island Goat Association. The family of six […]

Luka, Andean Bear Cub Now on Exhibit

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Luka and his mom Rio are now both on exhibit daily. Luka has adjusted very well to the exhibit and can be seen running around, climbing trees and playing with his mom Rio. Since we are in a warmer climate here in Arizona, we will be leaving the bears with access to their climate controlled […]