BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo - Come Travel Around the World with Us!
Special Events 

To Do at the Zoo!

Photo Contest
Get your cameras ready and take your best shot at the Zoo. The deadline for submissions is March 24, 2014!
Zippity Zoo Fest
The Zoo's annual family festival is a great way to get outside and help us celebrate our Zoo's birthday. Visit us April 5 & 6.
  Kenya Safari 2014Don't miss this trip of a lifetime as you travel to Kenya for a guided safari with our Zoo Director, Phil Frost.

Twilight Tours
Held every Tuesday and Thursday evening this June and July. Take an evening tram ride tour of the Zoo!

Zoo Zoom 5K
Whether you sprint like a cheetah or crawl like a tortoise, this race is for you! August 23, 2014

Boo at the Zoo
Our merry, not scary trick-or-treating extravaganza is coming back October 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2014.

Art Gone Wild
Pick up your paints, pencils or crayons and let our tigers, rhinos, birds and more inspire your wild piece. All final submissions will be displayed at the Zoo during ZooLights and online for voting.
This event is becoming THE holiday tradition in Baton Rouge, occurring every December.

Fun Fact
The national animal symbol for India is the peacock.
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