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

Tickets Available for Polar Bites 2013

Tickets are now available for Polar Bites 2013, a fundraising event benefiting the Buffalo Zoo. The wintertime favorite event, presented by the Pro Zoo Board, will take place on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at … Continued

New Arrivals at the Buffalo Zoo.

The Buffalo Zoo is pleased to welcome new animals to their collection.  Among the new arrivals are a rhinoceros, a giraffe, and seven leaf frogs. A male giraffe named Moke arrived in Buffalo in September from the Dickerson Park Zoo … Continued

Itty Bitty Animal Yoga at the Buffalo Zoo

Let’s move with the animals! During this eight-week session, we will be joined by special guest, Bekah Starr, a yoga instructor with Sproutin’ Yoga, to let your children’s imaginations and bodies run wild! Through interactive games, animal encounters, animated postures … Continued

The Life of Hellbenders at the Buffalo Zoo

See inside the Hellbender lab at the Buffalo Zoo. This video shows off the work being done there to raise and release eastern hellbenders, to ultimately increase the wild population.

Online AVON Program to Benefit the Buffalo Zoo

Buffalo, NY– Purchase your favorite AVON products and support the wildlife at the Buffalo Zoo at the same time! From now until June 16, 2012, AVON Representative, Patty Riley, will donate 30% of your online purchase to the Buffalo Zoo. … Continued

Buffalo Zoo—Revised Hours

Buffalo, NY – Please note the Buffalo Zoo will once again be open seven days a week beginning Thursday, March 1, 2012. Visitors can enjoy the Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The grounds remain open … 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

Polar Bites 2012

Presented by 2Find Your Home, Creditors Interchange, M&T Bank, & Phillips Lytle. Sponsored by 97 Rock, Classic Hits 104.1, My TV, Fox 29, and Buffalo Spree Magazine February 16Put some FUN in your February at Polar Bites 2012! Enjoy a … 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

Grants Boost Erie Canal Education, Preservation, and Tourism

In front, from left: Beth Sciumeca, Erie Canalway Executive Director, Robert McDonnell, Erie Canalway Heritage Fund Board Member, Donna Fernandes, Buffalo Zoo President/CEO, Melissa Brown, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society In rear, from left: Tom Blanchard, Erie Canalway Heritage … Continued


ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DAY…AND THE BUFFALO ZOO’S VERY FIRST ZOOPER SATURDAY EVENT! January 7, 2012 Buffalo, NY– If you received new electronics for the holidays and you need somewhere to take the old or broken ones, bring them to the Buffalo … Continued