N.C. Zoo

N.C. Zoo

ASHEBORO — June 11, 2020 - The North Carolina Zoo will open to the public Monday, June 15 with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and guests.

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is bringing its Summer Camps program to you in a new, online format.

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo announces the birth of two endangered American red wolves as part of its American red wolf breeding program.

ASHEBORO — Three recently orphaned North American river otter pups have joined together as a group at the North Carolina Zoo to prepare for their eventual release back in the wild. 

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo announces the birth of five critically endangered American red wolves as part of its American red wolf breeding program. The five new pups — three males, two females — were born Tuesday, April 21. The pups and their mother are all healthy and doing well.

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo and First Lady of North Carolina Kristin Cooper are excited to announce the name of the second female southern white rhino born at the Zoo this year, on Monday, Feb. 24.  She was born to mom Linda and dad Stormy.

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is enlisting the public’s help to name the new female baby rhino born at the Zoo on Feb. 24. 

ASHEBORO — Since a visit to the North Carolina Zoo isn’t currently possible, the Zoo is bringing its programs to you!

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 12:51

N.C. Zoo temporarily closing

ASHEBORO — In accordance with Gov. Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 117, and to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina, the North Carolina Zoo will suspend public operations starting Tuesday, March 17, for the safety and wellness of our guests and staff.

ASHEBORO — The public will get a chance to glimpse into the past as the North Carolina Zoo plans to open a time capsule from 1984 that’s buried at its iconic African Pavilion.

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