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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
ZooBoo Canceled for Thursday, October 31
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
New Animal Medical and Quarantine Facility Unveiled at the Hattiesburg Zoo
New Animal Medical and Quarantine Facility Unveiled at the Hattiesburg Zoo

The Hattiesburg Zoo will cut the ribbon on the highly anticipated Forrest General Animal Hospital on Tuesday, June 18 at 11am. A $160,000 project, this new healthcare facility adds great value to the Hattiesburg Zoo’s animal care services, while also expanding the potential for the Zoo to grow its existing animal collection.

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Tags: Hospital, Animal Care, Facility
Hattiesburg Zoo Welcomes New Baby Goats
Hattiesburg Zoo Welcomes New Baby Goats

The Hattiesburg Zoo is proud to announce the birth of five female goats that will soon be displayed inside the Touch Africa Petting Zoo. 

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Tags: Baby Animals, Goats, Sheep, Petting Zoo
Hattiesburg Zoo Announces Summer Camps
Hattiesburg Zoo Announces Summer Camps

The EdZOOcation Department of the Hattiesburg Zoo will once again offer unique learning opportunities for children during a series of Summer Camps being offered in June and July. Throughout the summer, children ages four through thirteen can enjoy the adventures of zoo-life with hands-on activities and enrichment projects.

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Tags: Summer Camps, Camp, Education, Learning
Zoo Hosts Earth Day and Birdfest Activities

The Hattiesburg Zoo is pleased to offer a variety of special activities for Zoo guests on Saturday, April 20 in honor of Earth Day.

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Tags: Earth Day, Birds, Bird watching, Birding
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