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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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Tendo Update
Apr 17th, 2021

      Tendo is now bouncing around his outdoor habitat permanently, so be sure to spend some time watching him outside the reptile house!  If you don’t spot him at first, listen closely and you’ll find him! This tiny guy makes a lot of different vocalizations, ranging from juvenile squeaks to adult...Read More

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22

 Earth Day Activities and Schedule  Activities included with paid general admission  Earth Day...Read More

May
22

The ALABAMA GULF COAST ZOO and GCAA are partnering together to bring our great ART...Read More

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