Official OKC Zoo Press Releases
Click on the news releases below to read about the latest OKC Zoo happenings.
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden got a big, early Christmas gift this week. Rex the Asian elephant arrived on Tuesday, December 13 to join the zoo’s two adult female elephants Asha and Chandra and 8-month-old female Malee, bringing the zoo’s Asian elephant herd to four.
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden sadly announces the death of Zephra, a 19-year-old Grevy’s zebra on Wednesday, November 23.
Rex, an Asian bull elephant, will be coming to the Zoo from Canada.
We are making history at the Oklahoma City Zoo as we celebrate the births of four rare Sumatran tiger cubs, the first-ever births of this species at the Zoo!
The Oklahoma Zoological Society (OZS) is pleased to announce they will be receiving the Mary Eddy Jones Signature Gift of $50,000 from the Fred Jones Family Foundation.
Three’s a charm as the Oklahoma City Zoo celebrates the birth of three red panda cubs!
Come meet our giraffes face-to-face!
OKLAHOMA ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY RECEIVES ONE MILLION DOLLAR GIFT FROM KIRKPATRICK PHIILANTHROPIES - 2011
The Oklahoma Zoological Society (OZS) is pleased to announce they have received a one million dollar donation from the Kirkpatrick Family Fund and Kirkpatrick Foundation Inc. Mr. Christian Keesee, Chairman of the Kirkpatrick Foundation and the President of the Kirkpatrick Family Fund announced the gift July 28 at the Oklahoma City Zoo’s Noble Aquatic Center.
Wild impressions with a flourish of fins, scales, claws, paws, and tails! It’s “Art Gone Wild: Paintings by OKC Zoo Animals 2011.” Join the Oklahoma City Zoo at the In Your Eye Gallery in the Historic Paseo Arts District for the second annual Art Gone Wild art show featuring works of art created by our own favorite furry, scaled and feathered friends! Each work of art has been made especially for the show by the Zoo’s resident animal artists, with some help from their keepers.
We’re feeling “foxy” at the Oklahoma City Zoo as we announce the birth of five bat-eared fox kits!
Does your little one love the Zoo? Enroll them in the Oklahoma City Zoo’s “Nature Explorers Preschool” program and watch their love for animals and nature grow.
30 Years of Birds, Education and More: OKC Zoo Curator Honored
Summer fun abounds at the Oklahoma City Zoo during our summer day camps! Camps are for children ages 4-15 years and offer a variety of activities including Zoo tours, up-close animal visits, crafts and games. Check out some of the “fun”-tastic camps coming your way:
You can help shower our baby elephant with love!
History has been made at the OKC Zoo!
INTEGRIS Bennett Fertility Institute Shares Expertise with OKC Zoo for Upcoming Elephant Birth - 2011
An elephant-sized partnership!
We're celebrating the Zoo's history in style!
We are "squee"-fully excited!
The Oklahoma City Zoo's new elephant calf has arrived, and we need a name for this precious pachyderm!
The wait is over. The girls have returned. The Zoo is ready to share its new Elephant Habitat with you. On Friday, March 11 the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden celebrated the grand opening of its state-of-the-art elephant habitat.