Happy International Sloth Day! Sloths depend on healthy tropical rain forests for food and shelter. You can help protect sloths like our Mojo by purchasing products that are friendly to the environment. Learn more about how you can use your power as a consumer to help wildlife and wild places: http://thealexandriazoo.com/SustainableShopping.html
Get nose-to-nose with alligator gar and other cool creatures in the Louisiana Habitat Estuary.
Celebrate Wolf Awareness this October! Wolves play a vital role in their ecosystems, but hunting and predator control programs have brought many of these canines to the brink of extinction. There are less than 50 red wolves remaining in the wild today. Alexandria Zoo is one of over 40 Species Survival Plan facilities working to protect red wolves. Learn more about what @zoos_aquariums accredited zoos and aquariums are doing to save animals from extinction: https://www.aza.org/aza-safe
#NileCrocodile #fanphotofriday #PlayHereCenla 📷: @oukump2029
With clear skies and cool weather, the stage is set for a fantastic night of live music by Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-stars and @radiozydeco! Get ready to rock and roar for a good cause tonight at Les Fest! Tickets available for purchase at the gate. Alexandria Zoo will close early at 2:30 pm today (last admission 2 pm) to prepare for the event.
When a bald eagle loses a feather on one wing, it will lose a matching one on the other. This way it doesn't lose its balance!
This species is found in the humid regions of Mexico, south through parts of Central America, and into northern South America. #ScarletMacaw
#MalayanTiger #fanphoto 📷: @netterlondono
cougar photobomb! #fanphotofriday #PlayHereCenla 📷: @hollenecougle