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Round up the pack: Erie Zoo is scheduled to open Feb. 27

Round up the pack: Erie Zoo is scheduled to open Feb. 27

Posted on February 15th, 2021 at 3:00 AM
Round up the pack: The Erie Zoo is scheduled to open Feb. 27th for the 2021 season! Erie Times-News // Ron Leonardi

Suffering from cabin fever?

In two weeks, Erie County families can seek some deserved pre-spring entertainment at the Erie Zoo, which is scheduled to open Feb. 27 following its three-month winter closure. 

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ZooBOO is #EerieStrong

Posted on October 15th, 2020 at 1:00 PM

This year we doing an extra special display for the Eerie Express train ride at ZooBOO 2020! Your Zoo teamed up with The Erie Community Foundation & local Erie nonprofits to create unique displays from around our community! Though this year has been tough, together we stand #EerieStrong! Check out all the nonprofits & their displays in the article  below!

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Erie Zoo Welcomes Knoxville Zoo Red Panda Cub

Erie Zoo Welcomes Knoxville Zoo Red Panda Cub

Posted on September 30th, 2020 at 7:00 AM

On September 17th “Joe” joined the Erie Zoo family and became “Neo’s” new companion. Research shows that red panda cubs do best when raised together so this match was a great opportunity for continued healthy development for the two males.

Read the full Press Release below. 

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ZooBoo Contest 2020

ZooBoo Contest 2020

Posted on September 18th, 2020 at 1:08 AM

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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Remote Learning Day Camp

Remote Learning Day Camp

Posted on September 9th, 2020 at 10:10 AM

The Erie Zoo is offering up something wildly different this school year~ 15 campers a day can join us for a wild adventure in remote learning. We will provide animal themed activities and walks around your child's remote learning schedule. All remote learning is through your child's school district. Campers will need to bring their own lunch. We will provide a snack and water bottle.    We will email you a separate form to fill out for your child's specific school information. 

Register

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ZooBoo 2020 Volunteers

ZooBoo 2020 Volunteers

Posted on September 7th, 2020 at 10:54 AM

Now accepting ZooBOO 2020 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! Due to the current situation, there will be modifications to our event.  Please complete the entire volunteer application and mail to P.O. Box 3268 Erie, PA 16508. If you have any questions call the Education Department at (814) 864-4091 ext. 223 or e-mail hgula@eriezoo.org.

ZooBOO Volunteer Application

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Thank you GalapaZOOza 2020 Donors!

Posted on September 1st, 2020 at 12:00 PM

We would like to take a moment to give a BIG thank you to all the GalpaZOOza 2020 sponsors and ticket holders who generously donated their funding back to the Zoo after we had to make the difficult decision to cancel GalapaZOOza 2020 due to COVID-19. All funds supported the Erie Zoo’s Emergency Fund and continued recovery from the COVID-19 impact.

See full list of donors through link below.

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Save the Chubby Unicorn Shirts Are Back Again

Save the Chubby Unicorn Shirts Are Back Again

Posted on August 10th, 2020 at 9:06 AM

Save the Chubby Unicorn shirts are back! This time we have two designs available! Pre-orders will take place until August 31st and support rhino conservation.  

Pre-Order Your Shirt

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Quilt For Conservation

Quilt For Conservation

Posted on August 1st, 2020 at 1:22 PM

Despite the struggles the Erie Zoo has faced as a consequence of Covid-19, it is still our mission to better the world through conservation of endangered species.  All proceeds from this raffle will be divided equally and support SANCCOB (African Black-Footed Penguins) and the Lion Recovery Fund (African lions) conservation efforts. We hope you will join us in supporting these incredible organizations with an entry (or more!) to win this special quilt! Winner will be drawn on September 1st.

Enter to Win

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Erie Zoo Welcomes Lemur Babies!

Erie Zoo Welcomes Lemur Babies!

Posted on July 15th, 2020 at 11:19 AM

Your Erie Zoo welcomed not one, not two, but THREE bundles of joy on May 22nd! The babies were born to the zoo’s resident black and white ruffed lemurs, “Maddy” and “Manny”. You can read the full article below or watch them live daily 11am-4pm through the live cam sponsored by Toyota and Velocity Network.

Watch Them Live

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