Summer Safari: Groovin' thru the Zoo

Summer Safari kicks off the summer season with a Rock’n Roar!

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OPENING SEASON PARADE

Kick off the summer season with an all-new, bigger parade through the Zoo.

VISIT YOUR WILD NEIGHBORS

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HOURs

The Zoo opens at 9:30 a.m. and closes at 5:30 p.m., with gates closing at 4 p.m.

DIRECTIONS

The Zoo is located at 7370 Baker Street in Pittsburgh.

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Summer Safari: groovin’ thru the zoo

Dance through the decades as you groove through the Zoo enjoying themed musical entertainment in each location, extensive libations, and delectable dishes!

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WORLD OCEAN DAY

Join us for World Ocean Day as we step into the world of marine biology! Learn all about the amazing and mysterious waters the residents of the PPG Aquarium call home.

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OPENING SEASON PARADE

Kick off the summer season with an all-new, bigger parade through the Zoo. 

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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 2022 release.

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OCELOTs

The Pittsburgh Zoo recently partnered with regional wildlife groups in a effort to increase the population of endangered ocelots.

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Penguins

Guests to the PPG 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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