SUMMER SAFARI: IN BLACK & WHITE

Join us for the party of the summer that features unlimited food and drinks, live music, animal encounters, and more.

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HOURs

The Zoo opens at 9:30 a.m. and closes at 5:30 p.m. Gates close at 4:30 p.m.

DIRECTIONS

The Zoo is located at 7370 Baker Street in Pittsburgh.

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New At the Zoo

One Wild Express

All aboard! Starting June 15, the young and young at heart can enjoy an easy ride through the woods and use animal detective skills to solve a fun nature mystery.

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BECOME A MEMBER!

Purchase a Zoo Membership and receive great benefits like free admission during regular Zoo hours!

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zoobrew: flock party

What better way to celebrate flamingos than to party like a flock star? Primp yourself in your prettiest pink and prepare to flamingle while enjoying craft beer samples and live music. 

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Meet Our Animals

Amur Tiger

Amur tigers are also known as the Siberian, Manchurian, Altaic, Korean, North China, or Ussuri tiger.

Black Rhinoceros

These large mammals live in the bush country, grasslands, and woodlands of Africa.

Cheetah

Sometimes confused with leopards, cheetahs have spots instead of rosettes. Cheetahs also have distinctive markings on their face, known as tear stripes.

Flamingo

Flamingos are widely known for their beautiful vibrant feathers. Males are taller and weigh more than females.

Kunekune pig

Kunekune pigs are a relatively small breed of pig, reaching weights of around 120 to 240 pounds. They are native to New Zealand.

Masai Giraffe

The Masai giraffe, also known as the Kilimanjaro giraffe, is the largest subspecies of giraffe and the tallest land mammal on earth.

Polar Bear

The polar bear is native to the Arctic Ocean and its surrounding seas. It is the largest carnivore found on land.

CONSERVATION

From collaring elephants for research in southern Africa to rescuing an orphaned cross-eyed seal on the east coast, no conservation effort is too big or too far for the Zoo. After all, conservation is at the core of everything we do. Learn about a few of our recent and ongoing initiatives.

Sea Turtles

Every year, the Sea Turtle Second Chance program rescues, rehabilitates, and releases sick and injured sea turtles. Find out about our recent release.

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GORILLAS

The Zoo is pleased to introduce Charlotte, our baby gorilla who you helped name! The name Charlotte, new to the gorilla species survival plan registry, was selected from almost 700 unique names submitted in our baby naming contest, which raised nearly $5,000 for animal care and Zoo upkeep. 

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Penguins

Guests to the Aquarium may notice a unique penguin among the black and gold colony: a one-winged, one-year-old gentoo penguin named Floppy.

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