• April 30, 2022

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El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens Introduces New Male Lion

The El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens is excited to welcome Hodari, a 4-year-old male African lion.  WHO:         El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens and El Paso Downtown Lions Club WHAT:        Introduction of a new male lion, Hodari, and donation presentation by El Paso Downtown Lions Club WHEN:       11 a.m., Thursday, January 13, 2022 […]Read More

El Paso Zoo Hosts Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 + Flu Vaccine

The City of El Paso along with partnering agencies are offering FREE drive-thru vaccines at the El Paso Zoo from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 23. The community will be able to get Flu shots for those 2 years and older. In addition to Flu shots, individuals 5 years and over may receive a COVID-19 […]Read More

El Paso Zoo Sea Lion Salutes Military Veterans on Veterans

The El Paso Zoo invites the community to celebrate Veterans Day at the zoo with a salute to military veterans from Little Bit, L.B., the zoo’s 750-pound sea lion. WHAT:        El Paso Zoo Sea Lion, a U.S. Navy Veteran, will salute all U.S. Military Veterans WHO:          El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Veteran & Military […]Read More

El Paso Zoo Hosts Free Drive-Thru Flu Shots Event

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health and FireDepartment along with partnering agencies are offering drive-thru flu shots to those 2 years and older at the El Paso Zoo. The drive-thru site at the zoo is free of charge for members of the community with no appointment or insurance needed. Receive a free […]Read More

Boo at the Zoo returns to the El Paso Zoo

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is excited to announce the return of the family-favorite Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. The annual event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24. “Boo at the Zoo is one of our most popular events we host every […]Read More

El Paso Zoo mourns death of Kalliope the Lioness

Tuesday afternoon, officials with the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens announced the passing of their 13-year-old African lioness named Kalliope. “Kalliope was beautiful, spunky, playful, mischievous, and brave,” said Amanda Leverett, the Collections Supervisor for the El Paso Zoo’s Africa section. “She was the one who usually came up to the window for our […]Read More

El Paso Zoo partners with Imaging Lab to provide Galapagos

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens, in partnership with the El Paso Zoological Society, worked with Southwest X-ray, a local diagnostic clinic to provide their 120-year-old Galapagos Tortoise, Ralph, with further diagnostics after veterinary staff discovered a blockage in his intestine. “With our diverse range of zoo residents to care for, from fish to […]Read More

El Paso Zoo to host nationwide interactive class “Wild About

The El Paso Zoo has teamed up with Varsity Tutors, an online education platform, to offer a free two-part program series called Wild About Health  “This is a great program that combines the animals’ natural motions and correlates them to fun human exercises,” said El Paso Zoo Director Joe Montisano. “It is designed for kids but […]Read More