In the heat of the summer, survival can be challenging for many animals as they deal with increased temperatures and protected resources such as water and territory. Find out how animals stay cool and see if they have what it takes to be a survivor.
Each month, the Niabi Zoo hosts scientists discussing real issues in zoology, conservation, veterinary medicine, ecology, animal behavior, horticulture and more. These are presentations by people with specialized and deep knowledge of species and issues that are related to the natural world.
On Saturday, March 17, wear green (even if you're not Irish) to be like our green tree frogs. You can meet a couple of our frogs up close and personal after the breakfast which starts at 8:30am. Learn why frogs are so important to many ecosystems and why many of their species are at the greatest risk today. Then, go see our colorful frogs (blue, yellow, and more) in their Zoo habitats at our Reptile Building.
As the land awakens from its winter slumber, plants begin to bloom while hibernating animals become more active and migrating animals return. Wake up and find a friend to join you at this eye opening experience!
Each month, the Niabi Zoo will host scientists discussing real issues in zoology, conservation, veterinary medicine, ecology, animal behavior, horticulture and more. These are presentations by people with specialized and deep knowledge of species and issues that are related to the natural world.
On Saturday, February 17, bring your "love bird" out to the Zoo for a Valentine themed breakfast and meet some of our lovely birds. Families are welcome to get up close and personal with some of our personable parrots after the breakfast which starts at 8:30am.
On Saturday, January 20 you can enjoy a catered breakfast in the Oceans Gallery at 8:30am. Afterward, you will have the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes to meet our gregarious pair of Bactrian Camels. Wild Bactrian Camels are a critically endangered species. Be among the first zoo guests to ever meet the camels in their house!
There are spaces still available but you need to register by Tuesday, January 16.
Since our Winter Break Zoo Camp sold out in 2 days, we have added additional sessions to accommodate the demand. You still have a chance to register your children (Ages 6-12 yrs.) for our afternoon Camp (1-4pm) on December 27, 28, 29 or for all 3 afternoons!
We're hosting Breakfast with the Bald Eagle on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11. Start your day in the Oceans gallery enjoying a warm breakfast buffet, and then head out to the Bald Eagle exhibit. Even though the zoo will be closed for the winter, you will receive a private tour to see and learn about our Bald Eagle and the successful conservation program that saved our national symbol from extinction.