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ZooZilla 5K

Run wild at the ZooZilla 5K. Runners, walkers, and joggers of all ages are welcome.


Polar Express

Zoo Kids, ages 6 & 7, can bundle up and take a ride on the Polar Express to learn more about the animals that call the polar regions home!


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Wild Encounters

Behind-the-Scene Tours

Enhance your next Zoo visit with a behind-the-scene tour! Each wild encounter is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience designed to foster positive, lifelong connections to the natural world.
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Join Our Growing Family

Become a Member and watch our babies grow all year long! Members receive free admission to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, as well as additional discounts and perks.
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Amazon Wish List

Amazon Wish List

We are in need of animal enrichment items including toys, nest materials, and novel scents. Your contribution will help us support and care for some of the most majestic animals in the world.
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Meet Our Animals

Learn about the species you can see at our Zoo

When it comes to conservation, we try to walk the walk. We partner with international organizations to help protect animals and revitalize species in need all over the world. At the Zoo, we strive to be a leader in green practices using innovative technology and fresh ideas.

The International Conservation Center, often referred to as the ICC, sits on 724 acres of rolling hills in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. The ICC is North America’s premiere facility for African elephant conservation, education, training, breeding, and research. The perfect location to accommodate this research, the ICC is currently home to five elephants, including three females who were rescued from Botswana.

PPG Conservation & Sustainability Fund

The PPG Conservation and Sustainability Fund is a grant program of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, awarding grants between $1,000 and $3,000 to conservation-oriented projects. Over the past decade the PPG Conservation and Sustainability Fund has supported over 204 projects in 56 countries.

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