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Seeing Spots: World Giraffe Day 2022

Studying giraffes to monitor the health of their populations in Tanzania!
Purgatory hiking trail at the North Carolina Zoo

Take a Hike: Celebrate National Trails Day on June 4

Explore the hiking trails at the Zoo!
Rhino Abby

Abby the Rhino's New Look

If you visit the Watani Grasslands habitat or perhaps take a Zoofari bus tour, you will likely notice one of our rhinos, Abby, is missing her front primary horn
North Carolina Zoo: Earth Day Logo

Earth Day 2022 at the Zoo!

Friday, April 22, 2022, the North Carolina Zoo will observe Earth Day. We will have some native wildflower seed packets to distribute, at no charge, so you may begin to add flowers to your living space. Plant a small garden. If you haven’t the space, get a pot and start a container garden.
Puerto Rican Crested Toad in Limestone Crevice

World Frog Day 2022

Here's to hopefully being out in the field in 2022!
transport tram driver

Seasonal Jobs Available at the North Carolina Zoo: Transportation  

Ready for a wild job at the North Carolina Zoo?
Virgin Island boa

World Wildlife Day 2022: Reflections on Conservation After Two Years of COVID-19 

COVID has had an effect on wildlife conservation, read our Zoo team's thoughts on conservation in the past several years.
Chris Goldston talking to guests

Equality, Diversity, Inclusion, Black History and Me

In honor of Black History Month, long-tenured employee Chris Goldston shares his story and experience with diversity at the North Carolina Zoo.
Polar Bear Payton laying down

Polar Bear Payton’s First Year at the North Carolina Zoo

February 27, 2022, is International Polar Bear Day
Wreathed hornill
Nicky Icarangul

Love Hornbills Day 2022

Read more about these magnificent birds knows as the “Gardeners of the Rainforest”