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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.

The North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce the names of the sand kitten triplets born May 11.

The public was invited to vote in an online poll from a list of names provided by zookeepers. The public naming poll had more than 15,000 responses.

The North Carolina Zoo announces a new addition to the chimpanzee troop. On July 1, a healthy baby girl was born to chimp Genie.

The animal care and veterinarian teams report mother and baby are doing well, and the baby appears healthy, active and nursing.

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources sites have some great events planned throughout April.

The far-reaching and impactful accomplishments and contributions of women often have been often overlooked in North Carolina and the nation. During Women’s History Month in March agencies within the N.C.

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) recognized the North Carolina Zoo with the AZA’s William G. Conway International Conservation Award at the AZA Conference in August in Baltimore, Maryland.

Come celebrate the magic of the season at the North Carolina Zoo's holiday Believe event. Enjoy touring the Zoo decked out for the holidays and making memories at the daytime holiday event, including Santa and Mrs. C, all in one stop!