montgomery zoo

DYW Contestants Tour Montgomery Zoo

Contestants from the Distinguished Young Women program had the opportunity to tour the Montgomery Zoo Wednesday afternoon. The young women were able to experience all that the zoo has to offer from: observing all of the different varieties of animals to riding the train and the sky lift. The DYW contestants like Katie Jett from Lawrence County and Graciana Doster…

Montgomery Zoo Holds First “Conservation Car Wash”

The Montgomery Zoo held their first Conservation Car Wash and Tailgate Party on Saturday, October 23. People were invited to swing by before the big games, get a car wash, and see a few of the zoo’s Education Ambassador animals. They accepted a minimum donation of $10 for a car wash. All proceeds will go to the Montgomery Zoo’s efforts to serve the River Region.

Montgomery Zoo on How They’ve Survived Financially in the Pandemic

“Our zoo is mostly funded by people who come here everyday,” says Steven Pierce, program services manager at the Montgomery Zoo. With a business that is primarily based outdoors, Pierce says they’ve been able to keep the zoo up and running by people coming to enjoy their outside time. “During the pandemic all of us kind of felt that desire…

New Waters of the World Exhibit Opens at the Montgomery Zoo

There’s a new fun exhibit that just opened at the Montgomery Zoo. Water of the World is an exhibit with cool aquatic animals for the whole family to see. The exhibit is filled with South American animals of all kinds, including colorful fresh water sting rays. More animals will be added to the exhibit for their Asian tank and Mud-Skipper…

Montgomery Zoo Starts Up Annual Zoofari Summer Camp

Each summer, the Montgomery Zoo hosts their Zoofari Camp for the local children. The camp is available for kids ages 5 to 12 years old. The Zoofari campers will get a behind the scenes look at the zoo with the zookeepers and camp counselors. The camp is a way to show children a different side to the zoo that they…