– Popular event also includes keeper chats, animal enrichment activities –

BALTIMORE, MD – The annual Mary Sue Candies Bunny BonanZOO will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on April 19, 20 and 21, featuring three days of egg-cellent fun for all! Children can hunt for eggs in the fields of Waterfowl Lake Pavilion and redeem them for delicious Mary Sue crème egg treats. Bunny BonanZOO also includes games, crafts, the Maryland Zoo’s own “Puppet Theater in the Wild” daily at 10:30 a.m. and children’s entertainer “Pam the Kindersinger” daily at 1:30 p.m.

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 enrichment activities schedule:

• 10:30 a.m. Lion

• 11:00 a.m. Chimpanzee

• 11:00 a.m. River Otter or Bobcat

• 11:30 a.m. Polar Bear or Grizzly Bear

• 1:30 p.m. Leopard

• 2:00 p.m. Porcupine or Cheetah

• 2:00 p.m. Farmyard

• 2:30 p.m. Ravens

Other activities taking place during the day include special visits from the Easter Bunny, our own Flemish giant rabbits and the 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.

All proceeds from the event will benefit The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and our animal care, education and conservation efforts. Many thanks to our generous sponsors Mary Sue Candies, The Goddard School, Green Mountain Energy, and Harbor Bank of Maryland. For more information, and to purchase tickets or membership, click here.

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