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Erie's Choice 2019

Erie's Choice 2019

Posted on October 16th, 2019 at 8:05 PM

Voted Erie's Choice 2019 for "Best Place to Work" AND "Best Place to Have a Birthday Party"

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Erie Zoo’s giraffe, Nigel, to leave for Midwest

Erie Zoo’s giraffe, Nigel, to leave for Midwest

Posted on October 10th, 2019 at 7:30 AM

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.

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Photos: The Erie Zoo, through the years

Photos: The Erie Zoo, through the years

Posted on September 10th, 2019 at 1:17 PM

See many of our file photos of the Erie Zoo, through the years. Photos by ERIE TIMES-NEWS staff.

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ZooBoo Contest 2019

ZooBoo Contest 2019

Posted on September 6th, 2019 at 5:01 PM

ZooBOO is around the corner and we are always looking for new ways to decorate and make our Zoo a scary, but not TOO scary, place for families to enjoy. This year we need your help❗️

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Thank You Gala 2019 Sponsors!

Thank You Gala 2019 Sponsors!

Posted on September 5th, 2019 at 6:11 PM

A special thank you to our GalapaZOOza 2019 sponsors! This event could not be what it is today without your help!

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Photos: The Erie Zoo in the 1960s

Photos: The Erie Zoo in the 1960s

Posted on August 31st, 2019 at 12:00 AM

See newspaper clippings and photos of animals and happenings at the Erie Zoo, formerly the Glenwood Zoo, from the 1960s.

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ZooBoo 2019 Volunteers

ZooBoo 2019 Volunteers

Posted on August 26th, 2019 at 2:54 PM

Now accepting ZooBoo 2019 volunteer applications! If you are interested in helping us with one of the biggest Halloween events in the region please apply today! Must be 14 years or older to apply! Adults welcome! Please call the Erie Zoo Office with any questions (814) 864-4091.

Applications must be turned into the Erie Zoo Office by September 18th.

ZooBoo Volunteer Application


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2019 Erie's Choice Awards

Posted on August 21st, 2019 at 5:44 PM
Your Erie Zoo has been nominated in 4 Categories for this year’s 2019 Erie’s Choice Awards! We are so delighted to share that you can all be a part of helping us WIN! Voting ends on August 31st! Only the top 3 will make it through to the finals. Please click on the link below to vote.

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Erie Apparel Supports Wild Open Spaces

Posted on August 1st, 2019 at 12:27 PM
The Erie Zoo has teamed up with the popular regional clothing brand Erie Apparel for a great fundraiser supporting the Wild Open Spaces campaign!

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Women Dominate at the Erie Zoo

Women Dominate at the Erie Zoo

Posted on March 24th, 2019 at 2:00 AM

"Of all the Erie Zoo staff, 80% are female," said Scott Mitchell, president and CEO of the Erie Zoological Society.

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