The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo reopened Saturday, keeping health safety guidelines in place amid the coronavirus pandemic.
They will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and animal encounters will remain closed.
"For the health of our staff and animals we strongly recommend all guests observe social distancing practices and wear masks while on zoo grounds. We are excited to re-open. With your understanding and cooperation we will be able to remain open. We appreciate your understanding and support," the zoo posted on its blog.
The zoo is located at 20499 Oak Road East in Gulf Shores, Alabama.