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Stroller Safaris at the Binghamton Zoo

Let your little ones explore the animals and nature of Asia, South America, and Africa, without even leaving their stroller! The Binghamton Zoo is bringing back Stroller Safaris sponsored by Valley Dental Pediatrics for the 2016 season. On the first Wednesday of every month throughout the summer, bring your children to enjoy a morning at [...]

April Events at the Binghamton Zoo

The Binghamton Zoo is gearing up for a fun-filled, event-packed 141st season! On Friday, April 15, join the Binghamton Zoo at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena for Zoo night with the Binghamton Senators as they take on the Hershey Bears. One of our American alligators will be making the ceremonial puck drop and [...]

Prehensile-tailed Porcupine Born in Binghamton

The Binghamton Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a prehensile-tailed porcupine on March 17th, 2016 to second-time parents Mattie and Zoey. The birth of this porcupine is a major success for the prehensile-tailed porcupine’s Species Survival Plan. Mattie came to the Binghamton Zoo in November 2014 under recommendations from the SSP as a [...]

Binghamton Zoo Welcomes Two Endangered Fishing Cats

The Binghamton Zoo is proud to announce the arrival of two young fishing cats, a species native to Asia, named Hunter and Malikai. Hunter and Malikai came to the Binghamton Zoo to fulfill a breeding recommendation coordinated by the fishing cat Species Survival Plan. The two were paired to maintain genetic diversity within the captive [...]

Eggstravaganza at the Binghamton Zoo

Hop on over to the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park for its first event of the season: Eggstravaganza! This family friendly event will feature an egg hunt, crafts, face painting, and more! Guests will start at the ticket booth and make their way around the zoo to find 5 different colored Easter eggs. Children will [...]

Community Weekend at the Binghamton Zoo

The Binghamton Zoo is winding down its 140th season with a special discounted rate for visitors. Half price admission will continue through November weekends and as a thank you to our visitors, we will also be offering a “buy one get one free” deal for our Community Weekend, November 28th and 29th. The zoo will [...]

Zoorific Gifts for the Holidays

Looking for that special gift this holiday season? Give the gift of zoo! All purchases support the Binghamton Zoo and our efforts in conservation, education, and recreation. Pick one or get them all. Nothing is better than an entire package of zoo gifts! If you don't see what you need here, be sure to visit [...]

Arctic Fox Webcam Coming Soon

The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park is dedicated to creating an exciting and educational experience for all of our visitors throughout each and every season. We are now taking that experience online! Soon you may watch our Arctic foxes, August and Lily, at any time with this new webcam. Keep up with them all year [...]

Binghamton Zoo’s Amur Tigers Leaving to Fulfill Breeding Recommendation

Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park’s Amur tiger sisters, Koosaka and Terney, will be moving to the Philadelphia Zoo and the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium for breeding purposes on November 17, 2015. Koosaka and Terney were born in the same litter at the Philadelphia Zoo in 2007 and then moved to Zoo Montana in 2010. [...]

Binghamton Zoo’s End of Season Schedule

The Binghamton Zoo is wrapping up its 140th year with special events and discounted rates for the end of the season. The zoo will be open on the weekends only through the end of November. Hours are 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (gates close at 4:00 pm). Half price admission starts on Saturday, November 14th [...]