Tulsa Zoo Announces End of Life Care

Jodi, one of the Tulsa Zoo’s geriatric female chimpanzees, and Roger, the zoo’s geriatric North American river otter, are both entering end of life care.

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 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®.

Schools Win at Annual Ascension St. John ZooRun Presented by CommunityCare

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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.

Tulsa Zoo Mourns Loss of Southern White Rhinoceros

Tulsa Zoo is sad to announce that Jeannie, the zoo’s 43-year-old Southern white rhinoceros, was diagnosed with cancer and humanely euthanized by the veterinary care staff on Monday, April 17, 2023.

Tulsa Zoo Celebrates 53 Years of Family Run Fun

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Tulsa Zoo celebrates 53 years of family run fun with 2023 Ascension St. John ZooRun Presented by CommunityCare, scheduled for Earth Day, Saturday, April 22. The event will include a 5k, 10k and the Ascension St. John 1-mile Fun Run. Runners may choose from in-person or virtual options.

Tulsa Zoo Announces Penguin Chick Name and Sex

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The Tulsa Zoo catalogued more than 10,000 votes from the public to determine the winning name for their penguin chick: River. The zoo also determined the sex of the penguin through an outside DNA test, which shows River is female.