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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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Nov 25th, 2021

Giving Tuesday: Donate to the Zoo to Make Our Wishes Come True - November 30, 2021 This year the staff at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo put together a capital items wish list. These are items that go above and beyond our budgeted necessities for the year. These items increase efficiency, provide additional resources for our animal care teams, and...Read More

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  Grab your cameras and come see Santa and Mrs. Clause at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. Selfies with...Read More


Black Friday Membership Sale begins Friday, November 26 (12:00 am) through Monday, November 29 (11:59...Read More

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