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We're renovating the Desert habitat in Natural Encounters; that area of this building, including mole rats and the marine aquarium, are temporarily closed off.

March 8, 2014

Bear Awareness Day

Join us for Bear Awareness Day! Learn the right and wrong ways to camp in bear country. Keepers will pitch camp and have a picnic in the (empty) bear habitat, then they will depart and the bears will come in to investigate (and possibly destroy!) their campsite. Find out some cool bear facts and how you can help save bears in the wild. Kids can experience how to forage for food like a bear and color a bear mask!
 
All activities will be happening in or near our bear habitats. This event is free with your paid zoo admission and is free for zoo members!


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Zoo Map
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Today's Shows, Feedings, and Meet the Keeper Talks
TIMES ARE UPDATED EVERY MORNING

Thursday July 24, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Reptile House
10:30 Fruit Bat Feeding at the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Rhinos in African Forest
11:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
11:00 Story Safari at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Clouded Leopards
12:00 Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
12:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Chimpanzees in African Forest
1:00 Great horned owl encounter on the BEC lawn
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
2:00 Sea Lion Intern Chat
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at DeBrazza Guenons in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Meet the keeper: Meerkats at the meerkat exhibit