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SSP NEWS: Red Panda

November 7, 2014 - SSP NEWS: The Binghamton Zoo has been recommended by the red panda Species Survival Plan to pair Mei-Li with a male for the upcoming breeding season. A male red panda will be coming to the Binghamton Zoo later this month (details to come). Zhin-Li, a male born at the Binghamton Zoo [...]

SSP NEWS: Fennec Foxes

November 3, 2014 - SSP NEWS: We are thrilled to announce that our two female fennec foxes, Jasmine and Sahara, are set to be founders of their species. Working with the fennec fox Species Survival Plan (SSP), the Binghamton Zoo is coordinating with multiple other zoos to help further the fennec fox species. We just [...]

November Events and Promotions

October 28, 2014 - The Binghamton Zoo is wrapping up its 139th season with special events and half price admission for all visitors. The zoo will be open from 10:00am-3:00pm (gate closes at 4:00pm) for weekends only through the month of November. Prices will be as follows for the rest of the season: Adults: $3.50 [...]

23rd Annual Boo at the Zoo

Take a haunted tour through the Binghamton Zoo for the 23rd annual Boo at the Zoo sponsored by Empower Federal Credit Union and Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation. On October 24th and 25th from 6:30pm-9:30pm, the zoo will be transformed into scenes of terror, darkness, and spooky horror for those brave enough to enter. Visitors will [...]

October Festivities at the Binghamton Zoo

The Binghamton Zoo is pleased to announce another Halloween season with ‘Howloween at the Zoo’ and ‘Boo at the Zoo’ scheduled for the month of October. Howloween at the Zoo, sponsored by National Pipe & Plastics, will be held on October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, and 19 from the hours of 10 am to [...]

Upcoming June Promotions

June 9, 2014 - Celebrate your dad on June 15th and let him walk on the wild side with the Binghamton Zoo! To honor the most important men in our lives, all fathers will receive free admission on Father’s Day. The zoo will be open from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm with the last ticket sold [...]

River Otter Pups Now on Exhibit!

June 6, 2014 - The Binghamton Zoo’s 3 river otter pups will start having a swimmingly good time as they begin to explore their outdoor exhibit. Arya, Edgar, and Ottawa have adjusted well as they begin to grow and learn about the outdoors. They have been able to go outside for a week now with Elaine [...]

Binghamton Zoo Sets Early Season Attendance Record

May 12, 2014 - With its reZOOvenation project schedule in full swing, the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park had its best attendance day in 7 years this past weekend. On Sunday, May 11, approximately 1,300 people visited the 139 year old facility. This included 378 moms who were admitted free for Mother’s Day as guests of [...]

Monkeying around at the zoo!

May 9, 2014 - The Binghamton Zoo is eager to announce a pair of howler monkeys from the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in South Carolina. Diego (male) and Carlitta (female) arrived at the Binghamton Zoo on April 30. The last time Binghamton Zoo had monkeys was in the early 90’s, when Japanese Macaques were housed [...]

Snow leopards debut at the zoo!

May 2, 2014 - The Binghamton Zoo is proud to announce the arrival of 2 young snow leopards, Kushar and Ace. The snow leopards arrived in Binghamton on April 16 and 17. The male “Tushar” came from the Cape May County Zoo in Cape May Court House, New Jersey. The female “Ace” came from Zoo [...]