Wild things Greenville Zoo Enewsletter
Happenings at the zoo
Baby Siamang

A Baby Siamang Born!

Greenville Zoo welcomed a new member of the zoo family on Friday, January 6 – a baby siamang born to parents, Ella (27) and Oscar (25). This is the second offspring for the pair, whose first, George, was born in March 2015.

Come by and see them today!
Read more about it.


Meet our

Our newest Sumatran orangutans are ready to meet you, Greenville! 
Kumar is making appearances on exhibit and loves exploring his new home. Lana is taking her time to adjust after their quarantine period. 
Read more about them.


Squirrel Appreciation Day

Squirrel Appreciation Day

Saturday, January 21 • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Red, grey, or even black, what's your favorite color of squirrel? Join us in front of the Prevost squirrel exhibit to learn more about these nut-burying animals.

Greenville Zoo Education

Educational Programs

Pre-register for these exciting programs online:
Saturday Safari on January 21
Homeschool on January 23 or 24
Zoo Tots on February 15 or 18
Behind-the-Scenes on January 28

Enjoy these programs for FREE!*
Wild for Reading, Tell Me About it Tuesdays, 
Learning Safari Thursday!
Find out more information and register on our website!
* Free with paid admisson. Members receive a discount on select education programs and FREE admission to the zoo.



Show your support of the Greenville Zoo and become a wild parent to one of more than 30 animals participating in the Adopt-An-Animal program.
During the month of January adopt a Rhea for $45 and receive:

  • Certificate of adoption
  • Animal fact sheet
  • 5 x 7 photo of the animal family
  • Stuffed animal or two guest passes

Meet Our Newest Wild Parents!

Guardian Level
Mikkel Markussen – Red Pandas
Nancy Stahl – Orangutans
Olivia M Obert – White-Nosed Coati

Shields Sloan – Red Pandas
Jamie Blow – Masai Giraffe
Angela Henson – Masai Giraffe
Angela Henson – Aldabra Tortoises
Ellie Mioduski – Ocelots
Shelby Walling – Aldabra Tortoises
April McBride – Masai Giraffe
Megan Moore – Masai Giraffe
Charlotte Nelson – Ocelot
RJ Mckinney – Red Pandas
Judy Hooker  – Ocelot
Freddie Huscher – African Lions
Kaite Huscher – Masai Giraffe
April Reger – Masai Giraffe
Rachel Powell – Coati
Ms. Standridge – Ocelot
Jennifer Davis – Ocelot
Mrs. Renner – Red Pandas
Ms. Long – Red Pandas
Mrs. Grogran – Pig
Mrs. Clarkes – Colobus Monkey
Mrs. Erickson's and Mrs. Fields' – Coati
Mrs. Morrison – Aldabra Tortoises
Brett Morleys – Red Pandas
Mrs. Grambell – Ocelot
Mrs. McRoberts – Leopard
Bridget Nix – Colobus Monkey
Ms. Jones – Red Pandas
Mrs . Rowell – Red Pandas
Charles Webber – Tortoises

Darby Roy – Sun Conure
Treton Boney – Red Pandas
Georgie Massingill – Masai Giraffe
Kristyn Massingill – Red Pandas
Ellie Massingill –  African Lions
Zahra Wardak – Ocelots

Greenville Zoo Closing

The zoo will be closed January 30 - February 10 for annual maintenance.
The zoo will re-open on Saturday, February 11.

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