Tulsa Zoo Announces Buzzworthy BUGS Exhibit

BUGS, a temporary exhibit featuring 19 giant animatronic bugs, opens March 14 at Tulsa Zoo. The giant bugs will incorporate movement, scent and sound to create a realistic experience for guests.  

Tulsa Zoo Announces Baby Giraffe Name

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.

Tulsa Zoo Announces Giraffe Calf Birth

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 Announces Passing of African Painted Dog

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 Announces Giraffe Pregnancy

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.

Tulsa Zoo Starts Learning Program

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.