Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Celebrates Arrival of Spring with Annual Mary Sue Candies Bunny Bonanzoo

Popular event also includes keeper chats, animal enrichment activities

Spring into action with the three most egg-citing days of the year at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore! The annual Mary Sue Candies Bunny BonanZOO will take place from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm on April 3, 4 and 5 for three days of egg-cellent fun! Children can search for eggs during the ongoing egg hunt in the fields of Waterfowl Lake Pavilion entrance and then redeem them for delicious Mary Sue crème egg treats. This year Bunny BonanZOO also includes games, crafts, children’s entertainers Silly Goose and Val Smalkin’s Musical Zoo and the Maryland Zoo’s own “Puppet Theater in the Wild.”

In the Zoo, the focus is on Keeper Chats and animal enrichment. Visit different exhibits throughout the Zoo and watch training sessions, learn about the lives of the animals, or just chat with one of our expert animal keepers! The featured daily enrichment activities schedule:

  • 10:15 – Polar Bear
  • 10:45 – Lions
  • 11:00 – Otter
  • 12:00 – Warthogs or Demi Cranes
  • 1:30 – Leopard
  • 1:45 – Porcupine
  • 2:00 – Elephants (Sat & Sun only)
  • 2:30 – Chimps
  • 2:45 – Giraffe/Okapi
  • 3:00 – Farmyard

Other activities taking place during the day include special visits from our Flemish giant rabbits, and other Animal Ambassadors, as well as hands-on discovery of skulls, feathers, eggs and more at Creature Encounters throughout the day.

The event is free with general Zoo admission and is free for Zoo members, although some activities, such as rides and games, require an additional fee.

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