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Birmingham Zoo on youth camp pronouns question: Programs 'inclusive for all'

In response to a story on Birmingham Zoo’s summer and spring youth camp registration, the zoo sent a statement to 1819 News clarifying that a part of the registration form asking for pronouns is optional.

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'Wild' learning experience at Birmingham Zoo starts with a lesson in preferred pronouns

Birmingham Zoo wants to know your child’s pronouns

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Birmingham Zoo 'heartbroken' over death of black rhino due to complications following dental procedure

As one of the few eastern black rhinos in captivity in America, Moyo brought joy to thousands during his short time at the Birmingham Zoo. The six-year-old pachyderm was euthanized due to complications following a dental procedure.

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Female lion at Birmingham Zoo killed by new male lion being introduced as potential companion

The Birmingham Zoo announced the death of a lioness after she was introduced to a potential male companion on Monday.

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Dream comes true for female sumo wrestler with tour of Birmingham Zoo

Estonia's Eva-Maria Raudsepp had never seen a giraffe and understood American zoos often have them, so could she see one before leaving Birmingham?