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El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens to Offer Summer with Zoo Camps

El Paso Zoo - Apr 16, 2024

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is excited to announce its widely anticipated Summer Zoo Camps for children 6 to 10 years old with registration now open.

2024.04.16 NEWS RELEASE El Paso Zoo Offers Summer Camps for Children


EggstravaganZoo Returns to the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens

El Paso Zoo - Mar 27, 2024

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens invites the community to have a hippity hoppity time on Easter weekend at the annual EggstravanganZoo happening from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 30 and 31.

2024.03.27 NEWS RELEASE EggstravanganZoo Returns to El Paso Zoo


El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens Moves to Warm Weather Hours Just In Time for Spring Break

El Paso Zoo - Feb 29, 2024

With warmer weather making its way into our region, the City of El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is ending its winter schedule and returning to regular hours of operation starting Friday, March 1, and will be open every day during Spring Break.

NEWS RELEASE El Paso Zoo Moves to Summer Hours


EL Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Celebrates Leap Year with Special Discount

El Paso Zoo - Feb 22, 2024

A Leap Day only happens once every four years to keep the calendar aligned with the seasons, and to celebrate the springing day the El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens is honoring our favorite leapers with a special promotion.

NEWS RELEASE El Paso Zoo Celebrates Leap Year With Special Discount


EL Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens Mountain Lions to Predict Winner of Super Bowl

El Paso Zoo - Feb 7, 2024

Join the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens as mountain lions, Franklin and Scout, predict the winner of this year’s Super Bowl LVIII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs.

MEDIA ADVISORY Zoo Mountain Lions to Predict Super Bowl Winners


Quit Bugging Me” Valentine’s Event Returns to the El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens

El Paso Zoo - Feb 7, 2024

One of the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens most popular events is back for Valentine’s Day – the global phenomenon “Quit Bugging Me” returns.

NEWS RELEASE Quit Buggin Me Valentines Day Event at the El Paso Zoo

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El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Offers Free Educational Outreach

El Paso Zoo - Jan 31, 2024

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is expanding its existing outreach program, and is launching a free, educational Zoo Adventure Program for all area schools.

NEWS RELEASE El Paso Zoo Offers Educational Outreach


El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Mourns Death of Beloved Asian Elephant Savannah

El Paso Zoo - Jan 30, 2024

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is mourning the loss of the much-loved, Asian elephant Savannah who was humanely euthanized due to a rapid and irreversible decline in her quality of life.

NEWS RELEASE El Paso Zoo Mourns Death of Asian Elephant Savannah

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El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Mourns Loss of Beloved Sun Bear

El Paso Zoo - Jan 3, 2024

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is heartbroken to announce the death of 30-year-old Sun Bear, Heliana, who had to be euthanized due to an ongoing battle with cancer.

NEWS RELEASE El Paso Zoo Mourns Loss of Sun Bear

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El Paso Zoo & Botanical Gardens Providing Specialized Care for Asian Elephant Savannah

El Paso Zoo - Dec 21, 2023

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is currently providing special care for Savannah, the 71-year-old Asian elephant, who is suffering from arthritis and localized cancer in her ears.

News Release Zoo Elephant Savannah Receiving Special Care


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