Event Dates

Strange Tails is free on Zoom! Grab your favorite beverage and join us for a adventurous conversation with Jb Minter, DVM. Learn about life as a Zoo Veterinarian and what it is like caring for exotic and native animals. Dr. Minter will be Zooming live from Four Saints Brewing Company, our gracious sponsor for this series. Enjoy views of the taproom and an interactive experience with the Zoo's Vet. Registration is required in advance. Limited space is available! You won't want to miss this get together!

Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkc-CopzotG9aZw6CLTtuJG851-b2MWJxV

Registration for the October event coming soon!


Hear and see some of the wildest veterinarian and medical encounters caring for the largest and smallest of the Zoo’s residents. Your donations to the Zoo's Conservation Medical Fund enters you to win an elephant art animal painting. Thank you to our Sponsors Four Saints Brewing Company for sponsoring this VIRTUAL EVENT!

August 3- FREE ON ZOOM
“Apes Without Tails”

The Zoo’s great ape troops continue to grow in births! Medical advances have also increased animal care and life longevity among all the great apes: Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Orangutan, Bonobo and Human. All without tails. 

October 12- FREE ON ZOOM
All-American Tails 

North Carolina is home to the critically endangered American red wolf, with only a few dozen currently living in the wild in eastern N.C. The North Carolina Zoo is at the forefront of saving this native American species and is the second largest breeding facility in the country. Chris Lasher is an Animal Management Supervisor and the coordinator of the Red Wolf Species Survival Plan through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Discover how the Zoo and partner agencies, are caring for red wolves and working to make a difference for them in the wild.