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Southern White Rhinoceros Gives Birth at ZooTampa at Lowry Park

New arrival of nearly threatened rhino species continues Zoo’s conservation leadership Celebrations are taking place at ZooTampa at Lowry Park’s southern white rhinoceros’ habitat. Mother Alake gave birth to a calf on September 12, marking the sixth successful southern white rhino birth and ninth rhino in the Zoo’s history. After bonding with mom, the calf …

Mysterious, Rarely Seen Species One Step Closer to Survival with New Birth

Zoo used Okapi milk to help determine newborn calf’s arrival The animal care and veterinarian teams at ZooTampa at Lowry Park have welcomed the birth of an endangered okapi calf. Okapi (pronounced oh-COP-ee) are the only living relative of the giraffe and are found in the remote forests of central Africa. The calf was born …

Roaring Springs Splashes Into ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Wild family water adventure opens June 9, 2018 ZooTampa at Lowry Park will kick off the summer with a splash as it introduces its brand-new family water adventure, Roaring Springs presented by Pinch A Penny. Following the debut of a refreshed, contemporary identity featuring a new logo and revitalized vision, ZooTampa will launch its most …

Four Extremely Rare Red Wolf Pups Born at ZooTampa at Lowry Park

ZooTampa at Lowry Park visitors may see a litter of new red wolf puppies, which are the most critically endangered wolf species in the world.

Zoo-Rescued Florida Panther Adjusting to Life After Amputation

ZooTampa veterinary expertise aided injured big cat through recovery toward hopeful future An endangered Florida panther, named Walter, is moving from his hospital room to life in a customized panther habitat at ZooTampa at Lowry Park after a year-long recovery from a life-threatening injury and amputation. Found with his left foot caught in a snare …

ZooTampa at Lowry Park Presents 30th Annual Karamu Gala: Step Into the Wild

Karamu: Step into the Wild, the prestigious annual gala at ZooTampa at Lowry Park, returns Saturday, April 7th with a lavish and wild evening inspired by Florida’s lush fauna and endangered Florida panthers. In its 30th year, Karamu immerses guests into the Florida wilds and the world of mysterious Florida panthers.

New Look, New Beginnings for Animals and Visitors at ZooTampa at Lowry Park

It was a historic day in Tampa Bay, as the Zoo announced a series of exciting strategic developments. Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is now ZooTampa at Lowry Park and heads into 2018 with a refreshed, contemporary identity featuring a new logo and revitalized vision.

Three Birds of a Feather Hatched at ZooTampa at Lowry Park

The baby boom continues at ZooTampa at Lowry Park with the hatching of three African penguin chicks.

Bornean Orangutan Born at ZooTampa at Lowry Park

New year, new zoo baby! ZooTampa at Lowry Park welcomes 2018 with the birth of a rare Bornean orangutan baby.

Bornean Orangutan Pregnant at ZooTampa at Lowry Park

We’re expecting! ZooTampa at Lowry Park is thrilled to ring in the New Year by sharing that Bornean orangutan, Dee Dee is expecting a baby.