Spring Newsletter

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MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO SPRING 2017 NEWSLETTER Greetings Friends and Members of Mill Mountain Zoo! We are pleased to bring you the spring 2017 newsletter to share with you the many exciting developments happening at the Zoo. In 2017, we are celebrating the Zoo’s 65th anniversary! The Zoo is offering family memberships for $65 during the months of March and April …

Press Release: Pallas Cat Kittens

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Robin Lentz, Co-Director Bill Baker, Co-Director Office (540) 343-3241 Pallas cat kittens The Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of 3 Pallas’ cat kittens.  The kittens, two boys and one girl, were born on March 21, 2017 and are now 4 weeks old.   The staff began preparing for their birth …

Spring Break Camps at Mill Mountain Zoo!

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April 18-20th!  Mill Mountain Zoo’s Spring Break Zoo Venture is back! As in years past, each day has a special theme and is chocked full of fun and educational activities. There will be hands-on interactions with animals, guided zoo tours, games, art activities, stories and more. To make it easy for any schedule, parents can pick and choose half days …

Roanoke Valley Gives

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Mark your calendars for March 15, and help make this day a big success for the nonprofit community! All you need to do is go to Roanoke Valley Gives website, click on Participating Organizations at the top.  This will bring up an alphabetized list of all 125 nonprofits that are participating.  If you want to donate to Mill Mountain Zoo, …

Mill Mountain Zoo to Return to High Season Hours!

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Starting on Friday, March 3rd, Mill Mountain Zoo will be returning to its regular high season hours!  That means we will be open 7 days a week from 10-5pm, with admissions ending at 4pm.  The train is currently under repairs, but we hope to have it up and running on April 1st.


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NEW EXHIBITS AND DONATIONS In honor of our 65th anniversary, Mill Mountain Zoo is excited to announce plans for new exhibits focused on animals native to the Blue Ridge Mountains, including Bald eagle, Black bear and Raccoon exhibits. In addition, a new children’s play area that mimics a more natural environment is also planned.  These new exhibits will help educate …