North Carolina Zoo To Delay Opening SundayPosted on 03/11/17
ASHEBORO, NC – Due to a weather forecast of snow the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro will open at noon on Sunday, March 12. The Zoo takes great pride in the safety and welfare of its animals and guests alike. The protection from the elements of all 1,600 animals is a top priority.
About the North Carolina Zoo
The North Carolina Zoo provides an experience like no other zoo anywhere. With five miles of exhibits, nearly 1,600 animals and 52,000 plants it is the largest natural habitat zoo in the world and an international leader in wildlife conservation.
Find yourself surrounded by some of Africa’s giants including elephants, rhinos, and giraffes; share the love of gorillas with Mosuba and his six-member troop; polar bears Nikita and Anana take polar plunges every day at the Rocky Coast Exhibit; or join in the fun at the mud café in the Kidzone.
Located in the center of the state in Asheboro, it is convenient to visit from anywhere in North Carolina. The North Carolina Zoo welcomes nearly 800,000 guests each year. Plan your adventure at www.nczoo.org.
About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources