The North Carolina Zoo will be closing today, April 19 at 1:00 p.m. due to the forecast of severe thunderstorms.
Conservation is at the heart of what we do at North Carolina Zoo and extends to every staff member at the Zoo. Learn about ways our animal keepers and other staff are helping to save wildlife.
Zookeepers and other staff at North Carolina Zoo participate in several important initiatives to help save the wild cousins of the animals that live here at the Zoo.
The North Carolina Zoo’s plant collection includes several rare native plants, which are grown to help preserve the species and to raise public awareness of these natural treasures.
Zookeepers use opportunities to study wild snakes encountered on the Zoo grounds to teach visitors about their importance in the ecosystem.
The North Carolina Zoo has set up several Pollination Stations to support species like the monarch during their annual migration.
The North Carolina Zoo and NC Zoo Society are supporters of Wild Welfare, an organization with a mission to improve the welfare of captive wild animals around the world.