When: Sat June 21 , 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: The Maryland Zoo

Who doesn’t love giraffes? Come and learn all about these tall gentle creatures.  Guests will have the chance to see enrichment demos, ask the keepers questions and participate in themed activities.

Educational Activities:

  • Giraffe Animal Adventure Activities
    • 10:00am-12:00pm at Creature Encounters and Oasis Deck
    • 1:00pm-3:00pm at Creature Encounters and Oasis Deck
  • Giraffe Puppet Show
    • 11:45am-12:00pm at Oasis Deck Stage
    • 1:45pm- 2:00pm at Oasis Deck Stage

Animal Activities:

  • Giraffe 101
    • 11:00am- 1:00pm in the Giraffe House
  • Giraffe Keeper Chat & Training Demonstration
    • 11:30am at Giraffe House Yard
    • 1:30pm at Giraffe House Yard

2014 “Get to Know” Nature Art contest:

  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm at a table near the Giraffe Yard
  • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at a table near the Giraffe Yard

While at the Zoo for World Giraffe Day, come visit the “Get to Know” art contest table near the Giraffe Yard.  Enjoy the spacious viewing area where kids can take photos, sketch the animals and get inspired. Don’t leave before visiting the penguins, chimps, lions and other African species – all great inspiration to draw, paint, photograph or film a contest entry to be featured in the Baltimore gallery!

For more information about the Get to Know Contests taking place nationwide, please visit www.get-to-know.org