The Zoo grounds with be closed Thanksgiving Day. The Zoo Office will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. Thank you for for understanding and happy holidays!Read More »Posted on October 22nd 2019
The Zoo will not be opening until 2pm on Saturday October 26th and will be open for ZooBOO ONLY. Separate ticket is required.Read More »Posted on October 10th 2019
Nigel, a 9-year-old giraffe, will leave the zoo at the end of this month, Scott Mitchell, Erie Zoological Society president and CEO, said on Thursday.
Nigel is leaving Erie for a zoo in the Midwest, Mitchell said. As part of the Erie Zoo’s $10 million capital campaign, Wild Open Spaces, it plans to make a larger and more interactive giraffe exhibit with a herd of giraffes, he explained.Read More »
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