Join us for special Animal Adventures at the Zoo! These drop-in educational programs are FREE with paid admission and open to all ages. Through games, puppet shows, activities, and crafts, participants will learn about the husbandry, behavior, adaptations, and ecology of different animals. Activities take 15-20 minutes to complete. Locations vary so look on the Creature Encounter Chalkboard and listen for shuttle announcements for locations and show times on day of visit. Programs are scheduled between 10:00am and 2:00pm Tuesdays through Thursdays.
- Hibernation (December 3rd – December 5th) – Ever wonder where the wild things snore? Come learn why some animals hibernate through the winter!
- Animal Adaptations (December 10th – December 12th) – How do frogs jump so far? How do cheetahs run so fast? Find out how and why animals do the things they do!
- Animal Defenses (December 17th – December 19th) – Poison, teeth, and quills, OH MY! Come learn about adaptations that enable animals to defend themselves against predators!
- Endangered Species (December 24th – December 26th) – Endangered animals need our help! Come find out why so many animals are endangered, and how we all can help!