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What’s New at the Zoo | New animals, Asia, and more!

What’s New at the Zoo | New animals, Asia, and more!

NC Zoo
Anana, the North Carolina Zoo's female polar bear looks through the glass into the Polar Bear Cave. [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO — This year marks the North Carolina Zoo’s 50th anniversary, and while Asia isn’t opening until 2026, 2024 is still a big and busy year for one of the state’s best attractions. Late last year, the Zoo welcomed their 1millionth guest for the year, and those attendance numbers are not letting up. In April, the Zoo recorded a record for single-month attendance with 192,000 guests, and the Zoo says it is approaching 30 million all-time visitors. Whoever it happens to be is going to be in for a surprise. Summer comes to the Zoo Each April, as temperatures and the number of daily guests rise, the Zoo switches into summer mode. The entr...
Summer Underway at NC Zoo

Summer Underway at NC Zoo

NC Zoo
ASHEBORO N.C. - With Asia not expected to be completed until 2026 it's easy to think there isn't much to do or see at the North Carolina Zoo this summer, but you'd be wrong. From adorable babies, an impressive dog show, and newly renovated habitats, this summer is the perfect time to take a trip to the Zoo. Canine Champions for Conservation Alyssa Buller watches as one of her dogs performs during the Canine Champions for Conservation attraction at the NC Zoo. [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] Chris Collier and Alyssa Buller will be at the North Carolina Zoo this summer with their highly trained dogs for a show that features jumps, obstacle courses, and other demonstrations. Collier and Buller have performed all over the country, and their dogs have even been featured on se...
ACS Offer Meals for Children this Summer

ACS Offer Meals for Children this Summer

Government
PRESS RELEASE - ASHEBORO CITY SCHOOLS The Asheboro City Schools Food Truck will return this summer!Starting the week of June 20, the ACS Food Truck will visit two locations in Asheboro to provide FREE meals to children and teens, ages 0-18. Monday- Friday, the ACS Food Truck will be posted at Franklin Village from 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and then it will travel to Coleridge Road Apartments from 12:30 - 1 p.m.Please note - Due to federal mandates, all meals are to be eaten at the Food Truck. "Grab and go" meals will not be permitted.