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Nashville Zoo’s New Andean Bear Exhibit Opens March 15th

by Becky Hardy on

The addition of Andean bears will mark the first time this species has ever been housed at Nashville Zoo at Grassmere in its entire 21-year history. The covered viewing building will feature materials from around the world.... Read full article

Nashville Zoo Blood Drive Set For December 21, 2017

by Jim Bartoo on

Continue in the spirit of giving by joining Nashville Zoo and the American Red Cross for a blood drive on Thursday, Dec. 21 at the Zoo’s Croft Center Gallery from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. All presenting blood donors will receive one free Zoo admission.... Read full article

Southern White Rhinos Now Roaming at Nashville Zoo


Nashville Zoo is proud to announce the introduction of Southern white rhinoceros. Four young females are now roaming in the Zoo’s former elephant exhibit. They were born in captivity in South Africa and are adjusting to their new Nashville home.... Read full article