Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and let’s be honest; after all the flowers, chocolates, and jewelry over the years, sometimes you want to give a unique gift that is sure to surprise your special someone. We have a few options that are sure to not only bring a smile to their face, but […]

Happy National Hedgehog Day

Today, February 2, 2021, is National Hedgehog Day! We care for 3 female Hedgehogs named Rachel, Patty, and Violet. A hedgehog is a small spiny mammal found in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and was also introduced to New Zealand. There are believed to be 17 different species of hedgehog, none of which are native to […]

2020 Wrap-Up

Take a look back at some of our favorite memories from 2020. We didn’t get as much time at the Zoo this year as usual, but we hope 2021 will be the best year yet! Thank you to our staff, Animal Care Team (many of these photos came directly from them, so double thank you!), […]

Year-End Message from Executive Director Andria Heath

Happy Holidays from all of us at the Utica Zoo! We wish you and yours peace, joy, and great health this holiday season and a prosperous 2021! We are thankful for so much this year and we hope that we were able to bring some light into your life as an escape from an overall […]