greenville zoo enewsletter

Autumn the Giraffe is Pregnant!

Greenville Zoo officials have announced that Autumn, the zoo’s nine-year-old Masai giraffe, is pregnant. The zoo’s veterinary staff confirmed the pregnancy through hormone analysis, and after reviewing zoo keepers’ daily logs. Autumn could give birth as early as February. 



 Adopt-an-Animal is the perfect gift for all animal lovers! Contributions for adoptions go directly to the Greenville Zoo to purchase enrichment toys, food, and provide special vet care and training for the zookeepers.

Adopt-an-Animal special! For $100 receive:
  • Personalized certificate of adoption
  • Animal fact sheet
  • Stuffed animal
  • Two guest passes
  • 5 x 7 photo of the animal family
  • Bonus! Receive a meet and greet with the zookeeper of your adopted animal for two people (one time only, must be scheduled in advance)
To view all animals and adoption packages, click here.
Adopt an Animal

Meet our newest Wild Parents!



Helga Longing – Aldabra Tortoises



Shleby Walling – Aldabra Tortoises


Anna Grace – Masai Giraffe
Bernadette Clevenstine – Siamang Gibbons
Michael Anthony – Red Pandas

Become a Member!

Give the Gift of Membership!

Buying a Greenville Zoo Membership for someone is a great gift idea! As a bonus, purchase an annual membership to the Greenville Zoo from  
December 12–21 and receive an extra month FREE! 

Vet Camp

Winter Vet Camp

December 21 - 23
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

12-15 year olds

Our 3-day camp during winter break focuses on veterinary care and the care of the animals in the zoo.
Price for Members is $225, Non-Members $250

Register today! Spaces are limited!

Education Programs

Saturday Safari

December 12
4-5 year olds - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

6-8 year olds - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Do some Christmas shopping while your children enjoy a fun and educational program at the zoo!

Classes are designed to help children (ages 4-8) discover the fascinating world of animals. Classes combine a lesson with crafts, activities, trips into the zoo and animals in the classroom. Program length is 2 hours.
Register online today! 

Homeschool Program

Monday, December 14 or Tuesday, December 15
K5-2nd Grades: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
3rd-5th Grades: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
6th-8th Grades: 2:00 am – 3:30 pm

Classes will include crafts, animal encounters, and pre and post activities to help ensure that your child has a wild time at the zoo.
Register online today!
Education Programs
Greenville Zoo Foundation

Giraffe Cam

Watch Walter and Autumn on the Greenville Zoo Foundation's giraffe cam!

Zoo Hours

The Greenville Zoo is open from 10:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
The zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
The zoo is also closed Feb. 1 – Feb. 12 for maintenance projects inside the zoo.

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