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Support the Giraffes!

NEW Zoo running online t-shirt sale, raising funds to support the giraffes Visit www.booster.com/newzoogotleaves today! The NEW Zoo is in need of a better way to store fresh food for Hodari and Zuri, our reticulated giraffes! Funds raised during this sale will be used to purchase large, state-of-the-art quality coolers for use at both of […]

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Home School Workshops Announced

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park’s Education Department is happy to announce a fun new series of programs for home-schooled students!  These Home School Workshop programs are open to all home-schooled students in 5th, 6th, or 7th grade for the 2015-2016 school year. These drop-off programs will include live animal encounters and zoo tours, along […]

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2016 Summer Zoo Camp Schedule Announced

Zoo Camp Registration Begins January 20th! It may be the middle of winter, but at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, we know it’s never too soon to look ahead to the summer! That’s why we are pleased to announce the July 2016 topics and schedule for our 6th annual Summer Zoo Camp Program for […]

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Admission is half-price in January & February

Enjoy Half-Priced Admissions at the NEW Zoo for a Limited Time! The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park will once again be offering our special winter admission rates for the entire months of January and February. All zoo admission fees will be half off* our regular rates. Winter is an excellent time to view the animals! Watch […]

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Volunteers & Interns Needed

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is currently recruiting both volunteers and interns!  Interns are needed in all areas of the program – with applications for the Spring Semester (starting in January) due soon!  A variety of internships are available, including Education & Husbandry, Marketing & Social Media, and even Graphic Design!  To learn more […]

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Winter Hours in Effect

Effective Sunday, November 1st, the NEW Zoo hours of operation will change to the winter schedule. Hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The NEW Zoo will remain open seven days a week, including holidays.  The Giraffe Feeding Experience will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and again from […]

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New Internships Available

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is currently recruiting Interns!  We have recently expanded our internship options and opportunities.  Applicants no longer have to be interested in either education or animal care; we now offer programs in THREE NEW areas: marketing & social media, volunteer coordination/management, and graphic design and photography!  These new Internships will provide […]

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Go Behind-the-Scenes with Wild Encounters

Did you know the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park’s Education Department behind-the-scenes programs?  Guests have more options than ever before to get to know the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park’s animals. With our private program offerings, guests can now experience private, personalized zoo encounters with three different species: the giraffes, penguins, or Aldabra tortoises. These […]

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