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BuffaLoveFest at the Buffalo Zoo

 Celebrate everything Buffalo at the inaugural BuffaLoveFest at the Buffalo Zoo! Sample the goods from local food trucks and breweries, and check out some local artisans and bands! BuffaLoveFest will introduce the BuffaLoveBirds, a band featuring some of Buffalo’s all-star … Continued

Hellbenders at the Buffalo Zoo

In this Behind the Scenes (or a sort0 video, the Buffalo Zoo’s hellbenders are feeding on prey they would find in their native streams. Crayfish are one of their favorite meals. Watch the way the hellbender takes its’ favorite food … Continued

Buffalo Zoo Says Goodbye to Beloved Kodiak Bear, “Toby”

Buffalo, NY — The Buffalo Zoo is sad to report that Toby, a 22-year-old Kodiak bear, was euthanized on Sunday morning. Toby was being treated with anti-inflammatory medications for age-related degenerative joint disease characterized by progressive osteoarthritis. Last year, he … Continued

Zooper Saturday, February 4

Family Valentine’s Day!Saturday, February 4, 2012 Spend some quality time together at the Buffalo Zoo’s Family Valentine’s Day event! You will enjoy animal demonstrations and enrichment activities, and you may decide to make a Valentine’s Day card for a family … Continued

Take the Chill Off at Polar Bites 2012!

Get your tickets now for Polar Bites, a wildly popular fundraiser that benefits the Buffalo Zoo. This wintertime favorite will take place on Thursday, February 16, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. upstairs at the newly-renovated Buffalo Niagara Convention … Continued

2012 Buffalo Zoo Calendar Now Available!

  Buffalo, NY–The Women’s Board of the Buffalo Zoo is pleased to present the 2012 Buffalo Zoo Calendar! Showcasing some of the Zoo’s animal residents, this beautiful calendar features photos obtained from the Zoo’s annual photo contest. The calendar will … Continued


Reflections (Monday, October 17, 2011) I’ve barely been back in Buffalo, NYfor 24 hours. Already, I miss the sounds of the waves rolling along the rocky shores of the Hudson Bay, the Arctic winds blowing across my face and the … Continued

New! Ferocious Fridays

Buffalo Zoo Offers Extended Summer Hours on Friday Nights! This summer, you and your family can explore the Buffalo Zoo on Friday evenings in July and August! Have you ever wondered what the animals at the Buffalo Zoo do during … Continued

You’re Invited to a Sea Lion Birthday Party!

Buffalo, NY – Join us at the Buffalo Zoo on Saturday, July 9, 2011 for our Sea Lion Birthday Party, presented by NOCO Energy, WIVB-TV, 97 Rock and Classic Hits 104.1. From 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., visitors will have … Continued

Ferocious Fridays at the Buffalo Zoo

Presented by First Niagara This summer, you and your family can explore the Buffalo Zoo on Friday evenings.Have you ever wondered what the animals at the Buffalo Zoo do during the evening hours. From July 1 through August 26, the … Continued

Buffalo Zoo Euthanizes Giraffe

Buffalo, NY – Buffalo Zoo officials announce that Jennie, an 18-year-old female reticulated giraffe, was euthanized on Thursday after she failed to recover from anesthesia during a scheduled hoof trimming procedure. For the past several years, it has become necessary … Continued

Join the Zoo staff!

Seasonal Part Time Job opportunitiesThe Buffalo Zoo invites you to apply for the following seasonal part-time job opportunities Guest Service Associate (Admissions/Membership Sales/Ride Operations)Individuals must be personable, outgoing and demonstrate initiative. Individuals will be responsible for directing and processing guests … Continued