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Prowl & Play 2014 at the Phoenix Zoo!

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Prowl & Play at the Phoenix Zoo

The Phoenix Zoo’s summer evening event, Prowl & Play, is back! With six different evenings to choose from throughout the summer there are plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy unique activities and animal encounters as you explore, see and hear the Zoo differently than during a daytime visit. Kids can beat the summer […]

Handprints in Glass Donor Wall

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Phoenix Zoo

The Phoenix Zoo Auxiliary is launching the first donor wall of its kind in the country, designed with glass tiles cast from handprints from the public. The Auxiliary will begin selling the three dimensional one-of-a-kind tiles at their launch event taking place at the Phoenix Zoo on Saturday, April 19, 2014, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. during […]

Join us for Arizona Gives Day!

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Arizona Gives Day

What is Arizona Gives Day? Arizona Gives Day is a state and nationwide, 24 hour, online giving campaign that helps people find, learn about, and contribute to causes they believe in. Arizona Gives Day provides Arizona based non-profits with a way to share their story and engage the community through a unique online giving platform. […]

2014 Phoenix Zoo ZOOLYMPICS

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Our brand new Olympic themed show highlights the many amazing talents and abilities of our animals. During the show you’ll have close encounters with a variety of animals. Some of the animals you may see include a snake, rat, goat, rabbit, parrot, tortoise, hawk, vulture, porcupine and more! After the show you’ll have the chance to […]

Time for Something New!

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Party Safari Phoenix Zoo

The Phoenix Zoo has decided to retire Walk in the Wild and Rock the Zoo, both longtime fundraising events. We sincerely appreciate your patronage of these events over the past several years and we know that these events were enjoyed by guests and members of the Zoo alike. Instead, we are excited to focus on our new […]

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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Phoenix Zoo

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 […]


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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 […]