Elephant Preserve Groundbreaking

The Tulsa Zoo broke ground on the new Oxley Family Elephant Experience and Elephant Preserve on June 22, 2022. It will be one of the largest AZA facilities of its […]

Shatari Update

Shatari, Tulsa Zoo’s female African lion, is nearing a landmark birthday. She will turn 20 on June 23, making her one of the oldest lioness’ in the country. Due to her advanced age, she is experiencing a natural decline in health, which has led our veterinary and animal staff to begin end-of-life care monitoring.

Henry Bellmon Sustainability Award

The Tulsa Zoo is a business partner of Sustainable Tulsa, which believes by embracing the Triple Bottom Line — People, Profit, Planet — our business leaders, community leaders and citizens can make Tulsa the most sustainable city in America.

Celebrating APEril

Happy APEril!

Tulsa Zoo is home to two species of apes including six chimpanzees and two siamangs. In celebration of these amazing primates, learn more about each chimpanzee in our troop from zookeeper Mo O’Leary.

Nature Art Story Time

Join us for a special Story Time at the zoo with Philbrook Museum. Enjoy a fun and interactive story that is great for the whole family!

Party for the Planet

Celebrate Earth Day with activities full of fun and purpose during Party for the Planet!