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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

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News

The Marketing Department at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is committed to providing members of the press and the public with news relating to significant events taking place at the Zoo. Please feel free to download our 2012 Press Kit or browse our recent press releases. Be sure to check back often because there is always “More To See and More To Zoo.” 

Press Releases

Date Title
Mar 28, 2014 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Mourns Death of Infant Gorilla
Mar 26, 2014 DEP Recognizes Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens For Outstanding Recycling Effort
Mar 26, 2014 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Celebrates Primate Baby Boom
Mar 03, 2014 The Wait is Over, They’re Here: Grand Opening of Land of the Tiger
Feb 25, 2014 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Announces Giraffe Birthday and Graduations
Jan 15, 2014 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Teams with MOSH to Offer Membership Discount
Dec 14, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Chapter of American Association of Zookeepers Hosts Toy Drive
Dec 10, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Welcomes Sumatran Tigers
Dec 09, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ 2nd annual ZOOLights Shines Bright This Holiday Season
Dec 02, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Receives Holiday Present Early With Births of Two Leopard Cubs
Nov 14, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Celebrates First Gorilla Pregnancy with Thanksgiving Drive
Oct 24, 2013 Tiger Brothers Leaving Palm Beach Zoo to Arrive at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Oct 14, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ 26th annual Spooktacular is preparing for a haunting good time
Oct 11, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Beloved Black Jaguar, Salsa, Found Dead
Oct 09, 2013 Jacksonville’s Arts and Culture Organization Offers Free Admission for Furloughed Federal Employee
Oct 07, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Announces Third Attendance Record
Oct 01, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Announce Jaguar Cub Exhibit Reveal Date
Sep 25, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Breaks Annual Attendance Record
Sep 24, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Bird Department is Flying with New Announcements
Sep 20, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Celebrates Elephant Appreciation Day with E-Waste Discount
Sep 09, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Reveal Jaguar Cub’s Name as Khan
Aug 20, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Announces Jaguar Cub Naming Contest
Aug 13, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Newborn Jaguar Shares Birthday with Jaguars Owner Shad Khan
Jul 31, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and gardens Celebrates JaZoo’s Birthday and Back-to-School Bash
Jul 20, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Celebrates National Zoo Keeper Week and Offers $2 Admission Day
Jul 16, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Announces Births of Giraffe and Zebra
Jul 11, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Hosts Fourth Annual “Save the Rhinos” Event
Jan 30, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Partners with Bank of America to Commemorate Black History Month
Jan 28, 2013 Quito, the Gorilla, Found Dead in Exhibit
Jan 11, 2013 ALL ABOARD! CSX $1 Train Days at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jan 09, 2013 Ring in the New Year with January Jackpot Discounts at the Jacksonville Zoo!
Jan 08, 2013 Jacksonville Zoo Announces Five Dollar Discount to E-Waste Recyclers
Dec 28, 2012 Celebrate the New Year Family-Style at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Dec 20, 2012 Santa Arrived to the Jacksonville Zoo with Floridian Flair!
Dec 10, 2012 Walk on the Wild Side This Holiday Season at the Premiere of ZOOLights
Nov 21, 2012 Zoo Male Employees’ Facial Growth the Subject of Much Discussion and Scrutiny
Nov 19, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Recognized for Its Contribution to Conservation Collaboration
Oct 18, 2012 Spooktacular is Back from Beyond to Thrill and Chill at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Oct 10, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Annual Attendance Breaks All Previous Records
Sep 21, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo Elephants Paint Priceless Works of Art at Zoo Event
Sep 14, 2012 Guests Can Give and Receive at the Second Harvest Food Drive at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Aug 17, 2012 Jazoo’s Birthday and Back to School Bash at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Aug 14, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo Baby Boom Update: Leopard Cubs Now Star – Soon to be Rivaled by Lion Cub & Others
Jul 27, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo’s Two Small Amur Leopard Cubs Make Their Big Debut!
Jul 26, 2012 New Flamingo Egg Hatchling is First in Zoo’s Recorded History
Jul 18, 2012 No Time to Spare—Strike Now to Save the Rhinos!
Jul 17, 2012 Wild Weather Forecast!
Jul 12, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Honors A Profession of Dedication During National Zoo Keeper Week
Jul 11, 2012 “Save the Rhinos” Event at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jul 06, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Celebrates a Baby Boom!
Jul 05, 2012 $2 Day Means Fun in the Wild for Everyone at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens!
Jun 29, 2012 Chill Out at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens This 4th of July With a BOGO Special Offer!
Jun 20, 2012 Learn More About the Birds and the Bees at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ New Event
Jun 19, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Offers Savings to Keep Your Wallet Cool When the Temps Are Hot!
Jun 13, 2012 Two Rare Amur Leopard Cubs Born at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jun 12, 2012 Fathers Get Free Admission on Father’s Day at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jun 08, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Waits with Great Anticipation for Hatching of Two Penguin Chicks
Jun 07, 2012 School is Out for the Summer! Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Celebrates with $2.00 Admission Day!
May 31, 2012 New 4-D Ride Theatre at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is Now Open
May 29, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Celebrates 31st Birthday of Silverback Gorilla, Quito
May 15, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Hosts U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Endangered Species Day
May 10, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Hosts Kohl’s Family Water Safety Fair
May 08, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Celebrates National Public Gardens Day
Apr 30, 2012 Teddy Bears Get Free Check-ups at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Teddy Bear Affair
Apr 26, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Hosts Mother’s Day Celebration: Brunch, Activities and Special Offer
Apr 20, 2012 World Penguin Day at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Apr 18, 2012 17th Annual ExZOOberation Gala: An Enchanted Evening at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Apr 16, 2012 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Announces 10 All New Summer Camps
Apr 10, 2012 Celebrate Earth Day at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Party for the Planet!
Mar 28, 2012 St. John’s County First Grade Class Wins Opportunity to Name a Penguin at Jacksonville Zoo
Mar 27, 2012 Rabbit Romp Egg Hunt at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Mar 22, 2012 First Day of Spring Brings New Baby to Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens!
Mar 15, 2012 Make a Splash as Spring Begins!
Mar 01, 2012 African Vulture Spotted in Central Florida Likely to be Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Missing Bird
Feb 23, 2012 Leaping Ahead of Extinction at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Feb 16, 2012 JACKSONVILLE ZOO AND GARDENS PARTNERS WITH BANK OF AMERICA TO COMMEMORATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Feb 09, 2012 Woo Your Sweetie at the Zoo on Valentine’s Day
Jan 13, 2012 JACKSONVILLE ZOO AND GARDENS CELEBRATES THE ARRIVAL OF ITS 31st BABY GIRAFFE
Jan 09, 2012 ALL ABOARD! CSX $1 Train Days at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jan 04, 2012 Ring in the New Year with January Jackpot Discounts at the Jacksonville Zoo!
Dec 19, 2011 Countdown to Noon Year’s Eve Special Discount Admission Offer at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Dec 09, 2011 Visit with Santa at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens!
Dec 02, 2011 JACKSONVILLE ZOO PENGUINS PREMIER AT IMAX THEATER’S BREAKFAST WITH SANTA & HAPPY FEET TWO 3D MOVIE
Nov 16, 2011 Join us at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens on Thanksgiving Day!
Nov 10, 2011 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Offers Free Zoo Admission to All Veterans November 11 through 13
Nov 04, 2011 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens in Search Of Wayward African Vulture
Oct 18, 2011 JACKSONVILLE ZOO AND GARDENS BREAKS ALL PREVIOUS ANNUAL ATTENDANCE RECORDS
Oct 12, 2011 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens presents its family-friendly Halloween event - 24th Annual Spooktacular
Oct 07, 2011 Greater Kudu Born at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Oct 05, 2011 Jaguar Siblings, Salsa & Onca, Celebrate 10th Birthday at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Oct 05, 2011 “BREW AT THE ZOO”:  WHERE THE PARTY MEETS THE ANIMAL
Sep 14, 2011 Celebrate Elephant Appreciation Day at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Sep 01, 2011 CALLING ALL GRANDPAS AND GRANDMAS, GRANNIES AND POPPAS, NANAS AND PAPPYS!
Aug 29, 2011 FREE Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open Tickets With Paid Admission at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Aug 26, 2011 ZOObilee Puts the “Fun” in FUNdraiser At Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Aug 10, 2011 BEAT THE HEAT AND COME TO THE JACKSONVILLE ZOO AND GARDENS’ AFTER DARK PROGRAMS!
Aug 03, 2011 JACKSONVILLE ZOO AND GARDENS SUPPORTS REGIONAL AND NATIONAL ECONOMY
Aug 02, 2011 $2 Admission Day at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Aug 01, 2011 Jazoo’s Birthday and Back to School Bash at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jul 22, 2011 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Summer Camp is IN Session When School is OUT!