St. Louis Zoo

An artist rendering of a gondola over I-64, via the St. Louis Zoo.

Zoo Commission Approves Framework for Major Expansion

The approved framework calls for linking the current 93-acre campus to the new site with a gondola, bridge, trolleys or trams.


File photo of a snake hatching from an egg. (Photo by ASIT KUMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Endangered Mountain Vipers Born At St. Louis Zoo

Nine endangered snakes indigenous to Turkey are now calling the St. Louis Zoo home.


Umeme, Swahili for “lightning,” can be observed most days at the Zoo’s Red Rocks area near the camels. (Photo credit: Kim Downey/Saint Louis Zoo)

Rare Okapi Born at the St. Louis Zoo

With a velvety dark striped coat, the okapi is one of the world’s rarest animals in captivity.


Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Top Zoo And Aquarium Events In St. Louis

The St. Louis Zoo and the World Aquarium offer exciting activities for a perfect summer.


American burying beetle

Zoo Preps To Reintroduce Endangered Bettle

The St. Louis Zoo announced they plan to reintroduce the endangered American burying beetle this summer.



Charlie Brennan – Friday, May 24th – Lou Gramm of Foreigner, Replay of Doors’ Ray Manzarek Interview, and STL Zoo Box Turtle Study

Charlie talks with Foreigner Lead Vocalist Lou Gramm; replayed a 2010 interview with The Doors’ Ray Manzarek, who died this week at the age of 74; and talked about a STL Zoo Box Turtle Study with Dr. Sharon Deem and Dr. Stephen Blake.


Sarah Riffle/Saint Louis Zoo and Stephanie Richmond/Saint Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo Announces Name for Baby Elephant

More than 50,000 votes have come in for the contest to name the new baby girl elephant at the St. Louis and the winning name is:


St. Louis Zoo/Katie Pilgram

Name the St. Louis Zoo’s Baby Elephant

Contest ends Sunday. Most-popular choice to be announced Monday, May 6.


(Photo April 26 by Katie Pilgram/Saint Louis Zoo.)

Poll: St. Louis Zoo’s New Baby Elephant Needs a Name

An Asian elephant calf was born at the St. Louis Zoo on Friday night needs a name. Zoo officials are once again asking for your help.


The St. Louis Zoo's newest Asian elephant, born April 26, 2013. (St. Louis Zoo/Katie Pilgram)

The Zoo’s Newest Addition

The yet-to-be named female elephant calf weighs over 250 pounds.





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