Greenville Zoo February Wild Things Newsletter
Tatu and Autumn

It's a Boy!

The Greenville Zoo welcomes Tatu! 
Our newest addition is a Masai giraffe, born on 
February 2, 2016 at 6:16 am
Weight – 157.8 lbs
Height – 6 feet, 1 inch

Tatu means “third child” in Swahili.
His proud parents are Walter and Autumn.

During cold weather, Tatu may need to stay inside to keep warm. We will have it posted on our Facebook page if he is out on exhibit. And you can always watch Tatu on our live webcam!

Membership Special!

Join the zoo in the month of February and get an extra month FREE!

Join on February 14 and get an extra $3.00 off!

Membership Special

Have a Heart!

Adopt an animal for the one you love!

For $45 receive a stuffed animal or two guest passes to the Greenville Zoo! Don’t miss out on this special opportunity to support your favorite animal today!

Adoption package includes a personalized certificate of adoption, animal fact sheet, stuffed animal or two guest passes and recognition in the monthly e-newsletter. 

Conservation Lecture Series

The Greenville Zoo is proud to partner with Furman University for our annual conservation lecture series. The series is funded through the Greenville Zoo's Conservation Fund and Furman University’s Environmental Action Group student organization and Biology Department.

Our next lecture is:
The Great Ape Heart Project
Tuesday, February 16 • 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Furman University • Plyler Hall

The Great Ape Heart Project


We are excited to introduce a newly renovated space for our ectotherms – animals that are dependent on external sources of body heat.

Make sure you visit Ektopia next time you come to the Greenville Zoo!

Education Programs

Education Programs

Pre-register for these exciting programs online:

  • Zoo Tots on February 17
  • Saturday Safari on February 27
  • Homeschool on February 22 or 23 
  • Behind-the-Scenes on March 5

Enjoy these programs for FREE!*

  • Wild for Reading
  • Tell Me About it Tuesdays
  • Learning Safari Thursday!

* Free with paid admisson. Members receive a discount on select education programs and FREE admission to the zoo.

Thank you!

Thank you to Parks and Grounds for all the tree trimming, Public Works for demolishing the turtle pond, and zoo staff for painting Ektopia.

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