Open daily from 10:00am - 4:00pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Closes at 2pm on Christmas Eve.
Admission to the zoo is included with general admission.
Greensboro Science Center Members are admitted to the zoo free of charge.
Leon, the Greensboro Science Center's male Javan Gibbon. Javan Gibbons are considered one of the rarest gibbon species in the world.
INTERACTIVE ZOO MAP
This interactive map features pictures and descriptions of each exhibit in Animal Discovery. Click here to see everything our zoo has to offer!
Trained Docents are on hand to allow visitors to touch some friendly small mammals and reptiles.
Watch our Nile Crocodiles bask in the sun or go for a swim in their own personal pond.
See our outgoing otters spend their days playing and swimming in their pool. NOTE: The otters will move to the Carolina SciQuarium in early 2013.
Check out how animals like coatis and tamanduas use their amazing sense of scent to survive!
Watch gibbons brachiate, hear howler monkeys howl and watch lemurs climb around in this area dedicated to primates.
MEET THE KEEPERS
We are proud to have a wonderful staff of friendly and informative zookeepers caring for our animals and educating our visitors. Click here to learn more about this amazing team!
DAVIS KELLY FOUNTAIN
This water feature, created in honor of Davis Kelly, is choreographed to music.
From ambling tortoises to tunneling meerkats, learn about the many ways animals move.
Get up close to farm animals like alpacas and burros and have the chance to pet sheep and goats in the Farm's Petting Zoo.
Meander among marsupials and watch our wallabies use their powerful legs to jump in this up-close encounter.
See if you can spot the endangered maned wolves in the tall grass, watch tigers pounce and play and check out our friendly anteater's unique hunting habits.
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
When the outside temperature is 90° or higher, animals
have access to their indoor areas and may or may not be able to be viewed by visitors.
When the outside temperature is below 50°, some animals may not be out. Below 40°, many animals have access to their indoor areas and may or may not be viewed by visitors.