The Zoo is open! 
All guests, including Zoo members, must now reserve free, timed tickets prior to visiting.

Review the Zoo’s reopening guidelines and make a reservation

When you are ready to visit, we're more than ready for you! Until then we are happy to continue to #BringTheStlZooToYou for you stay connected to your Zoo. 

#BringTheStlZooToYou – April 13

April 13, 2021

Species Spotlight

This week’s Species Spotlight: Cinereous Vulture 

Animal Name: Natasha

Scientific Name: Aegypius monachus 

Geographical Range: Europe and northern Asia, from Spain to Japan

Habitat: Forested areas in hills and mountains

Conservation Status: Near threatened. Many farmers think of cinereous vultures as pests. Despite their protected status, they continue to be hunted and poisoned throughout their range.

Home at the Zoo: Bird House & Bird Garden

Fun Fact: Vultures play a vital role in the environment by cleaning up carcasses and preventing the spread of disease

Photo: Dave Merritt


#BringTheStlZooToYou – April 12

April 12, 2021

Make Tracks for the Zoo

Register for the 36th annual St. Louis Children’s Hospital Make Tracks for the Zoo, a virtual race that you can complete anywhere you want. What a great way to get outside and take care of your health, all while supporting the Zoo!

Between May 16 and May 31 walk or run 3.1 miles, then post your time at We’ll post the top results on the Zoo website. Registration is $29.95 per participant, and includes our Make Tracks Pack full of Zoo race swag. Register by April 16 to ensure your Make Tracks Pack will be shipped to you before race day.

For more information and to register, visit

#BringTheStlZooToYou – April 9

April 09, 2021

One Health Fair

The Saint Louis Zoo Institute for Conservation Medicine will hold their eighth annual One Health Fair virtually on April 10 from 10-11:30 a.m. The Fair is hosted in collaboration with University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia, and Washington University in St. Louis.

For more information and to register, visit