News Room  - 2016

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North Carolina Zoo’s John Ireland Wins Prestigious Photo Competition   (12/13/16)
ASHEBORO, NC – A photograph of an arctic fox by John Ireland,... (read more)


Iconic Tortoise from North Carolina Zoo’s Past Dies in Florida   (11/30/16)
ASHEBORO, NC – Tort, a 60-year-old Galapogos tortoise, who al... (read more)

Lark Artists Handmade Holiday Art Show Announces Participating Artists   (11/15/16)
Asheboro, NC - Start your holiday shopping on Saturday, December 3, at the Sixth... (read more)

Veterans Invited to Visit North Carolina Zoo for Free November 11   (11/10/16)
Veterans and active duty military service members are invited to visit the North... (read more)

Zimmerman Vineyards’ Sisyphus Saturday Music Series 2016 Bonus Event!   (11/02/16)
TRINITY, NC – Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 - 3pm-6pm. Zimmerman Vineyards will ... (read more)


North Carolina Zoo Sends Puerto Rican Toad Tadpoles Back to Their Natural Habitat   (10/21/16)
ASHEBORO, NC – As part of its ever-growing commitment to conservat... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo Celebrates Boo at the Zoo Oct 22 & 23   (10/19/16)
ASHEBORO, NC – Little ghosts and goblins will once again haun... (read more)

Bats and Beats Make North Carolina Zoo “Spooktacular” Saturday, Oct. 15   (10/14/16)
ASHEBORO, NC – The North Carolina Zoo will host two “sp... (read more)

Evacuate to the North Carolina Zoo This Weekend   (10/05/16)
ASHEBORO, NC – Amidst the mayhem of Hurricane Matthew, evacue... (read more)

Sleeping Booty Band Headlines at Zoo Grooves Saturday, Oct. 15   (10/04/16)
ASHEBORO, NC – Adults 21 and over are invited to a first-ever... (read more)