This female Masai giraffe was born on December 13 at Nashville Zoo. She weighed 180 lbs. and measured 6 ft. 5 in. tall at birth!
This red panda (also known as a firefox) is delighting in the cooler weather at the Nashville Zoo. Native to the Himalayan Mountains, this species now has its own family classification after researchers debated whether it was related to bears or raccoons.
A triton cockatoo spreads its wings in the Kangaroo Kickabout exhibit at the Nashville Zoo.
These West African black crowned crane chicks at the Memphis Zoo are happy and healthy. The three chicks hatched August 30 – September 1 at the zoo.
Baby gorilla Nayembi was reunited with the rest of the gorilla troop recently at the Lincoln Park Zoo. She was removed from the group earlier after suffering from an injury that required specialized medical care. From these photos, she looks glad to be back!
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Bella and Darwin look as happy as a tortoise can to be in their new home at the Nashville Zoo!
Binti joins the hippo family, including swimming mate Splish, at the Memphis Zoo.
This green basilisk at the Nashville Zoo‘s Unseen World Exhibit knows how to strike a pose! Green basilisks are also known as “Jesus Christ lizards” for their ability to run across water. Their specially designed feet and rapidly churning legs allow them to move along the surface of the water for 15 feet.