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Ever have a lemur sit on your head or cuddle with a kangaroo?
How about pet an anteater or hang out with a sloth?

Our up-close and intimate Animal Encounters are unique educational opportunities to learn about some of our most gentle and fascinating animals in a safe, supervised environment. Appropriate for all ages, it’s a fun, foto-fantastic must-do at the zoo!

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Lights for Lions
Dec 23rd, 2021

Help us help lions by recycling your old lights! Do you have old Christmas lights that you need to throw away? Do you love lions? Would you like to get rid of your old Christmas lights and help save lions in the wild at the same time? Bring them to the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, and we will recycle them for you! This ensures that the...Read More

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December
24

Christmas Eve Open 9 am - 2 pm...Read More

December
25

Christmas Day - Zoo Closed...Read More

January
01

New Year's Day - Zoo Closed...Read More

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