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Asheboro, N.C. May 3, 2019 - The North Carolina Zoo is the place to be Mother’s Day weekend! Celebrate birds, blooms, bees and butterflies Saturday, May 11 with a variety of activities from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Asheboro, N.C. April 15, 2019 - The North Carolina Zoo sadly announces that Maggie, the 46-year-old matriarch of the chimpanzee troop, was humanely euthanized on Friday, April 12, after a period of declining health. She was the alpha (or dominant) female of the troop for more than 35 years.
Asheboro, N.C. Apri 4, 2019 - Even taking small steps such as recycling old electronics can have a big impact on gorilla conservation. Bring in an old cell phone, tablet, iPod or MP3 player for recycling and receive a coupon good toward a $2 admission discount on Saturday, April 13, 2019.
Asheboro, N.C. December 14, 2019 - Ruthie, a chimpanzee who has lived at the North Carolina Zoo for nearly 40 years and was known for being silly, sassy and stubborn, was humanely euthanized on Thursday afternoon, December 13, 2018.