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Posted on: March 21, 2022

March 18, 2022: It's a Boy!


The gender of the Schmidt’s Guenon Monkey that was born on September 17, 2021 has been revealed. The Greenville Zoo announces Winston, the baby boy! At almost six months old, Winston is exploring his enclosure and developing independence from his mother Nyoni, monkeying around with siblings Allen and Charlie.

The 2022 field trip season at the Greenville Zoo is in full swing. Our self-guided field trip organizer Valarie Murphy reports this spring 7,452 students are planning on visiting the zoo. By visiting the zoo, students can begin to understand the importance of protecting the environment, animals and conserving nature in Greenville and around the world.


The Greenville Zoo education department partnered with Streamable Learning to present a virtual St. Patrick’s Day program with a focus on animals that are green! From camouflage, mimicry and attraction; the color green is pretty wild!

Giraffe eating chili dogsThe guest services team at the Greenville Zoo is working to improve customer service experiences at the concessions stand. After the successful introduction of ‘50 Below Joe’ , the frozen coffee treat, the zoo has decided to kick off spring with an American classic, the chili dog! Stop by the Greenville Zoo concession stand during your next visit.

Facebook Event Cover20 student’s from Asheville High School’s honors zoology class for grades 10th-12th visited the Greenville Zoo for advanced careers in zoos program. This custom class focused on zoo keeping and conservation research, featuring a parrot training session and guest speaker herpetologist and zookeeper, David Diaz. The Greenville Zoo is dedicated to mentoring students who will steward the next generation of conservation efforts.

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