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Zoo Mourns Loss of Beloved Tiger, Tigger
Zoo Mourns Loss of Beloved Tiger, Tigger

After 17 years of serving as an ambassador for her species in the wild, Tigger, the Hattiesburg Zoo’s beloved Siberian Tiger, was humanely euthanized Friday afternoon following a decline in her quality of life due to old age. 

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Zoo Adds Sumatran Tigers
Zoo Announces Addition of Two Sumatran Tigers

The Hattiesburg Zoo is thrilled to announce the addition of two Sumatran Tigers to the Zoo’s animal collection. Coming to Hattiesburg from the Los Angeles Zoo, the two brothers will make their grand debut at the Hattiesburg Zoo on Saturday, March 8 during a public unveiling at 11am.

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Hattiesburg Zoo Welcomes Second Golden Eagle
Hattiesburg Zoo Welcomes Second Golden Eagle

Less than three months after unveiling a new golden eagle exhibit, complete with a golden eagle named Nugget, the Hattiesburg Zoo is now home to a second golden eagle on loan from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services. 

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Jaguar Containment
Zoo Southern Miss Partnership
Hattiesburg Zoo, Southern Miss Develop Partnership to Create Golden Eagle Exhibit
ZooLights Holiday Event Returns
ZooLights Holiday Event Returns

Create lasting memories with your family this Holiday season with the return of ZooLights at the Hattiesburg Zoo. 

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ZooBoo Canceled for Thursday, October 31
ZooBoo Returns to the Hattiesburg Zoo
ZooBoo Returns to the Hattiesburg Zoo
Asbury Foundation Gives $277,000 to Hattiesburg Zoo Project
Asbury Foundation Gives $277,000 to Hattiesburg Zoo Project

The Hattiesburg Convention Commission announced today that the Hattiesburg Zoo will be the recipient of a $277,000 grant from the Asbury Foundation for work on the highly anticipated new zoo education building. This new building will be called the Asbury Discovery Center and will be unveiled in April of 2014.

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Tags: Asbury, Donation, Education
Family-Friendly Summer Activities Continue at the Hattiesburg Zoo
Family-Friendly Summer Activities Continue at the Hattiesburg Zoo

The Hattiesburg Zoo continues to offer opportunities for family-friendly fun throughout the Summer with the introduction of Friday Night ZOOvies, ZOOCream and a Back-in-School Blues event!
 

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Tags: Blues, Music, Live Entertainment, Events, Entertainment
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