What's New at the Zoo

Who’s New at the Zoo

With over 1,200 animal ambassadors, you never know which animals you may meet as you walk through the Zoo! Below are a few of our newest and soon-to-arrive “zoo-lebrities.”*

*Dates of arrival are estimated. Animal arrivals and viewing are subject to change based on weather, maintenance and animal needs.

Giraffe Kianga on 2018-04-03


  • Masai Giraffe
  • Female
  • From Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens in California
  • Born Nov. 9, 2016
  • Name Means “sunshine” in Swahili

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Below are the approximate dates that animals will be available for viewing after a standard quarantine period.

  • Southern White Rhino (end of May)
  • Komodo Dragon (mid-June)
  • African Lion (mid-June)

Births/Animals Expecting

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