The Hattiesburg Zoo is full of surprises, and this year we're introducing our Zoo Boo Daytime Expansion Pack!!
Join us SATURDAY, October 26th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm for...
𝐒𝐂𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐌 𝐅𝐄𝐒𝐓 😱😱😱 Our mascot, Leggs the Tarantula, promises spine-chilling fun for everyone! 🕷🕷🕷
There will be creepy-crawly animal encounters ALL DAY LONG! 🦇🦂🐍
Get ready for No Shave November and enter our HAIRY LEG CONTEST at 1:00 pm in the Asbury Discovery Center! Stick around for a SCREAMING 😱 CONTEST at 2:00 pm! And, of course, there will be some GREAT prizes for our contest winners, DON'T BE SHY!
**𝐒𝐂𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐌 𝐅𝐄𝐒𝐓 𝐈𝐒 𝐀 𝐅𝐀𝐌𝐈𝐋𝐘-𝐅𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐃𝐋𝐘 𝐃𝐀𝐘𝐓𝐈𝐌𝐄 𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐍𝐓 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐄𝐃 𝐁𝐘 𝐙𝐎𝐎 𝐀𝐃𝐌𝐈𝐒𝐒𝐈𝐎𝐍** ... See MoreSee Less
We would like to thank AND congratulate Ashley Schramm!!! Ashley is such a supporter of the Hattiesburg Zoo that it helped her win the Avenues Pumpkin Carving Contest!! Great job, Ashley! Thanks for being you! ... See MoreSee Less
After being hunted to near extinction by sailors during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, the Galapagos tortoise has made a tremendous comeback thanks to captive breeding programs and federal protection by the Ecuadorian government.
Wild Galapagos tortoises continue to face threats from nonnative and invasive species competing for resources and preying on hatchlings.
𝗗𝗜𝗗 𝗬𝗢𝗨 𝗞𝗡𝗢𝗪?? Galapagos tortoises are the longest lived vertebrates, and the oldest one on record lived to be 152. ... See MoreSee Less