Our newest giraffe calf was born Aug. 18. His name "Mrefu" means tall in Swahili. He and his mother Emma are among the giraffe herd you'll see in the yard when you visit Dickerson Park Zoo.
Through Sept. 30
Entry hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cafe: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Titus Express Train: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Giraffe Deck: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Fall/Winter Hours begin Oct. 1
Entry: 10 a.m-4 p.m., weather permitting
Train ride and giraffe deck open weekends only.
Cafe: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.., in October.
You probably have a favorite animal at Dickerson Park Zoo. If so you can adopt your favorite critter through Friends of the Zoo's ADOPT program.
Dickerson Park Zoo is Calling You! Members of Friends of the Zoo helps care for the animals, construct new exhibits, provide fun and more.
A Partnership between Dickerson Park Zoo and Mediacom Channel 22 to produce Zoo Tales.
In this month's Zoo Tales we're featuring our cheetahs.