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Tips for a Great Eggstravaganzoo Experience

We hope you're planning to join us for our annual spring festival featuring the biggest and best egg hunts in town. Historically, this upcoming weekend is a busy one at the Zoo, so we've put together tips and hints to help make your visit the best one yet.   Tips for a great Eggstravaganzoo Experience! Arrive Early. Plan to arrive at least one hour in advance of the egg hunt for your child's age group to allow plenty of time to park the car and get to Festival Field.... Read More
Posted by Ashley Harrison at Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Nashville Zoo Successfully Breeds Rare Species

Nashville Zoo’s Herpetology team is celebrating the half-birthdays of four Central American Giant Galliwasp ( Diploglossus monotropis ) born in August of 2016, marking the first hatching in over 10 years at the Zoo. Nashville Zoo is the only zoo in the United States to have successfully bred this rare species. Our female galliwasp (pronounced “GALL-ee-wasp”) made a nest chamber underground to coil around her 4 eggs to instinctually protect them from predators. She did not... Read More
Posted by Nashville Zoo at Monday, February 13, 2017