Tulsa Zoo is proud to share the name of the new female giraffe calf is Mi-Na (pronounced Mee-Nah). The name was selected by The Osage Nation, written in the Dhegiha Siouan language, meaning first daughter.
A female giraffe calf is doing well after being born at the Tulsa Zoo yesterday afternoon. The calf was born to mother, Zoe, and father, Hekaya, through Tulsa Zoo’s ongoing participation in the Association of Zoos & Aquariums Giraffe Species Survival Plan®.
Tulsa Zoo is saddened to announce our African painted dog Kasama was humanely euthanized on Friday, July 21. At 11 years old, Kasama was considered geriatric. She was the second oldest of her species in Association of Zoos and Aquariums care.
Tulsa Zoo has an exciting announcement – female reticulated giraffe, Zoe is pregnant. Normal giraffe gestation can last from 14 to 15 months. Zoe’s care team estimates she is due this summer. This will be Zoe’s first calf.
The Tulsa Zoo will host the fifth annual Conservation on Tap presented by NEFF Brewing from 6:30-9 p.m. on Friday, May 19. The event will feature more than 30 breweries, distributors and home brewers with proceeds benefitting the Tulsa Zoo Diana monkeys and the West African Primate Conservation Action.
Tulsa Zoo has launched a new membership type – the Tulsa Zoo Friends Donor Society.
Tulsa Zoo is starting a new learning program in 2023 – zoo school. The programming, which is aligned with Oklahoma state teaching standards, connects children in kindergarten through fifth grade with nature and inspires curious discovery of wild places around the world.
Tulsa Zoo is partnering with Disney’s The Lion King musical for a special fundraiser at Tulsa’s Performing Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, 2023.
In its 53rd year, the 2023 Ascension St. John ZooRun presented by CommunityCare is proving to be a popular event for many in the Tulsa community. Among the runners are students, teachers and parents of Town and Country School, a school that accepts students with learning disabilities, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders.