They Have Flown the Nest

Three red-and-yellow barbet chicks have fledged, or left the nest, for the first time. While always an exciting time, this hatching was especially significant — it was internationally important.

The American Burying Beetle Project

The Tulsa Zoo Conservation Program has a new partnership with Oklahoma State University (OSU) and American burying beetle (ABB) conservation.

Mabula Ground Hornbill Project

The Tulsa Zoo Conservation Program partners with the Mabula Ground-Hornbill Project and their important conservation projects focus on studying the Southern ground hornbill’s genetics, behavior and other unanswered questions necessary for successful re-establishment of Southern ground-hornbills throughout South Africa.

The Wild Nature Institute

The Tulsa Zoo is working with The Wild Nature Institute to support the expansion of a unique giraffe demography study used in identifying and tracking wild giraffes by utilizing their unique spot patterns to understand individual movements and survival.

Monarch Initiative of Tulsa

The Tulsa Zoo is part of the Monarch Initiative of Tulsa, which works to provide information promoting the creation of habitats to increase the Monarch population during migration through the Tulsa area.

Monarch Butterfly Watch Program

The Tulsa Zoo participates in the National Monarch Watch Program developed by the University of Kansas. The Tulsa Zoo is a registered and certified waystation for Monarch Butterflies.