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The North Carolina Zoo is excited to celebrate National Trails Day at Ridge’s Mountain on June 1.

The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro was nominated for “Best Zoo” in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards for 2024. As the world’s largest natural habitat zoo, the North Carolina Zoo spans over 2,800 acres and cares for over 1,700 animals.

The North Carolina Zoo expanded its lands for local wildlife conservation by adding 139 acres to Ridges Mountain Nature Preserve, increasing it to 423 acres.

The North Carolina Zoo, nestled in the heart of North Carolina, is world-renowned as an oasis for families, nature enthusiasts, and conservation advocates alike.

To celebrate the season of giving, the North Carolina Zoo is delighted to announce a December promotion to give back to the community: Jingle in the Jungle! From Dec. 18-22, all general admission is $5 for entry to the North Carolina Zoo.

The North Carolina Zoo is heartbroken to announce the untimely death of Fenn, the beloved six-month-old giraffe calf, whose birth and presence at the Zoo delighted individuals around the world.

The North Carolina Zoo and North Carolina Zoo Society announce a new public art opportunity for artists and artist teams to design art for the new continent of Asia.

The North Carolina Zoo is deeply saddened to announce the loss of male polar bear Payton on Oct. 25. The North Carolina Zoo staff and animal care team are devastated by the loss of this beloved polar bear.

A new study published in the journal Conservation Biology reveals that Critically Endangered African vultures are in steep decline in southern Tanzania due to poisoning and could soon go extinct.

A demolition project at the North Carolina Zoo will require the transfer of birds from a long-time favorite habitat to another zoo.