International Conservationist for African Painted Dog Hosted by Utica Zoo

Utica, NY ­– The Utica Zoo will host Wilton Nsimango of Painted Dog Conservation from Zimbabwe on Saturday, August 13th for an African painted dog centric event with a presentation by Nsimango as the event’s keynote speaker.  The day will include multi-age activities, presentations, and opportunities to become involved in international conservation efforts on behalf […]

Baby Zebra Born to Zecora at the Utica Zoo

Utica, NY ­– The Utica Zoo is sharing the exciting news-the birth of a female zebra.  The Hartmann’s mountain zebra was born to Zecora  on Saturday, July 30th.  Zecora had been with a male zebra at her previous zoo, where they suspected successful breeding occurred. As gestation for this species is 12 months, zoo animal […]

Utica Zoo’s 23rd Annual Brewfest Saturday August 6th

Utica, NY ­– Brewfest, held on Utica Zoo Grounds, is the zoo’s largest annual fundraiser.  All proceeds benefit the animals of the Utica Zoo.  This year’s ticket will include more than 120 craft beers, ciders, seltzers, wine samples, wine slushies and malt beverages on tap.   Additionally, live music by Vinyl Logics and Soup Bone Charlie, […]