Media Contact Info

Reporters can call the Zoo's Communications Department at 407.323.4450 ext. 117 for general inquiries or photo requests.

The office is staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  We do appreciate advance notice and can arrange weekend requests.

If no one is available to answer your call, please leave a message.  If you are on deadline, please call the Zoo's main number 407.323.4450 ext. 100 and ask the operator to locate someone in public relations.  

To be included on the Central Florida Zoo's media and/or press release distribution list, please email  with your name, title, affiliation and contact information.

Permission is required for all photo, film or video shooting for commercial purposes at the Central Florida Zoo, its grounds and property.

The Zoo reserves the right to determine acceptable requests and appropriate photo and film uses of the Zoo's facilities, animals and staff based on the safety and dignity of the wildlife collection, visitor impact, pre-existing partnerships and the overall image of the Zoo.

If a student, including elementary, middle, high school and college or their parents, contacts the Zoo for any class project, it is up to the discretion of the Zoo to accommodate the student’s needs. For additional information please email   

All requests to film at the Zoo should contact the Communications Department at 407.323.4450 ext. 117 or email  


The Zoo appreciates the many donations of photography it has received from guests and supporters.  If you have a photo you'd like to share with us, please email a high-resolution file to  Please note that your photo may be used for Zoo marketing, publications, public relations and on our website, so include proper crediting information.  Thank you!