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Jacksonville Zoo 14h
We're back to test your knowledge of prehistoric creatures! Visit our website, answer the featured trivia question correctly, and you could win a Dinosauria Prize Pack! Dinosauria is presented by .
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Jacksonville Zoo 19h
We're excited to announce that we have been presented with the Exhibit Award for Innovation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) during the 2020 AZA Conference for our African Forest exhibit!
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 24
It’s as wicked as you wish at the 33rd annual Spooktacular, presented by Aquafina. Tickets are now available for Jacksonville’s most enchanting Halloween celebration, October 23-31:
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 24
Did you know all 4 subspecies of gorillas are facing extinction? We support , a nonprofit working to rehabilitate and conserve critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas. YOUR Zoo visit helps support 45+ conservation programs—like GRACE.
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 21
And a special thank you to Gemstone Media for producing the live show, our corporate partners , , and , and our wonderful hosts Mark & Eden of on !
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 21
Thank you to our amazing community members and donors for participating in our ZOO-A-THON. Together, we exceeded our goal and raised over $354,000! Even though the ZOO-A-THON is over, donations are still being accepted as we continue our recovery:
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 21
All five species of rhino need our help now more than ever. Tomorrow (September 22), join forces with top rhino conservationists & rhino lovers around the world to celebrate and spread awareness for . Help us at
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 20
SUPPORT YOUR ZOO: Tune in for our live ZOO-A-THON tonight at 6:30 p.m. on @WJXT4TheLocalStation! You can also check out the one-hour finale on our website: Video by Gemstone Media Inc.
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 20
SUPPORT YOUR ZOO: Tune in for our live ZOO-A-THON tonight at 6:30 p.m. on @WJXT4TheLocalStation! If you are able to donate, please consider. Visit or text "ZOO" to (904) 560-5600. Video by Gemstone Media Inc.
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 19
SUPPORT YOUR ZOO: We have a goal to raise $250,000 through our ZOO-A-THON and need YOUR support. Every donation will not only help us feed and care for over 2,000 animals but also over 1,000 plant species. Text ZOO to (904) 560-5600 to donate. Video by Gemstone Media Inc.
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 18
SUPPORT YOUR ZOO: The donor who makes the largest donation to our ZOO-A-THON will receive naming rights to the mandrill baby born on August 1st to first-time mother, Leia. Donate now: Photo by Nature Photography by John Reed
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 17
Create memories with your little ones as they learn and interact with their favorite animals. Our Early Childhood programs offer hands-on learning for kids 5 years old and younger. Registration now open:
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 17
It's as wicked as you wish. Our annual Spooktacular event, presented by Aquafina, will be back October 23-31! Tickets coming soon...
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 14
Oh hey! Greater kudu Sam wanted to stop by and wish you all a happy Monday. Photo by Kori O, Mammal Keeper
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 13
Celebrating Grandparents Day today?! Remember, this month up to 5 children (ages 3-12) get FREE General Admission with each full-paid General Admission adult ticket. Use offer code KIDS20 at checkout:
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 12
Utila spiny-tailed iguanas are endemic to one tiny island, Utila, off the coast of Honduras. They're critically endangered because they're losing their swamps to residential/commercial development along with other issues like hunting and pollution.
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 12
Limited quantities of FREE compost are available for SELF SERVICE LOADING ONLY daily 7am-5pm while supplies last, at the back of our main parking lot next to the security gate. Remember to bring your own shovel! Questions? Email horticulture@jacksonvillezoo.org
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 10
Replying to @OhsnapKell
Hi Kelly! Spooktacular will be happening.🎃We'll have more event information to share soon!!
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 8
We need your help to recover from when COVID-19 forced us to close our gates. Join our ZOO-A-THON to raise $250,000. How can you support YOUR Zoo? 🐅 Donate 🍃 Share this post and help spread the word 🦓 Own a business? Become a sponsor! Learn more:
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Jacksonville Zoo Sep 7
Happy Labor Day from your friends at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens! We're open today from 9am - 5pm. Plan Your Visit:
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