Even if the city eliminates every one of its “nonmandated” programs next year, it will still come up $8 million short of balancing its budget.
A tapir born at Reid Park Zoo earlier this month died Wednesday afternoon.
In the end, money proved more important to the Reid Park Zoological Society than open land and a vision of reintroducing imperiled species.
Lioness Kaya gave birth to five cubs at Reid Park Zoo right before Christmas, officials said.
Tucson Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its eighth annual Family Festival in the Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. November 16.
Semba, the Reid Park Zoo's 24-year-old African elephant, is pregnant, the zoo announced today.
The residents have spoken. More like they’ve logged on.
If you're going to the zoo tomorrow, check out the free bat themed activities and crafts for the whole family.
The brother and sister grizzly bears are not on exhibit yet as they get used to their surroundings in Tucson.
Two rescued 18-month-old grizzly bears from the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana arrived safely at the Reid Park Zoo Thursday.
A giraffe lumbers around the enclosure while visitors enjoy the late afternoon at Summer Safari Friday Nights last Friday. However, not all animals are out at night.
Elephants turn the tables on zoo visitors and watch them during Reid Park Zoo Summer Safari Friday Nights, which runs from 5 to 8:30 p.m. through July 12.
Kaya the female African lion enjoys playing with one of the large plastic balls in the lion enclosure at Reid Park Zoo Summer Safari Friday Nights last week.
Stephanie Buck holds a reluctant Riley Buck while Scott Riggs shows off a Bull python during last week's Safari Nights Friday.
Denaya Daniels paints the face of Zachary Kusch as part of the special evening event.
The band "One Heart Beat" played last week at Reid Park. Tucson Bandstand is providing live entertainment this Friday
So, you want to go a little wild but it's just too darned hot out during the day? Head to Reid Park Zoo on one of its Summer Safari Friday Nights.
Workers with Cemrock Naturalistic Environments retrofit the former polar bear exhibit to provide a comfortable home for as many as three Alaska brown bears. The zoo is working with wildlife officials in Alaska who help rescue orphaned bears or bears that can't be reintroduced into the wild.
Rob Romero, with Keith Black Painting, prepares the former mandrill habitat for a breeding pair of black-and-white ruffed lemurs, endangered animals that are native to Madagascar.