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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.

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Winter Camp Zoofari

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December 30, 2013 

Four individual days of winter camp, December 30-31, January 2-3. Your winter break just got wild! Register for Winter Camp Zoofari for just one day or all four! Each camp is designed as a one-day experience.
 
Winter Camp Zoofari

Dec 31, '13

Winter Camp Zoofari

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December 31, 2013 

Four individual days of winter camp, December 30-31, January 2-3. Your winter break just got wild! Register for Winter Camp Zoofari for just one day or all four! Each camp is designed as a one-day experience.
 
Winter Camp Zoofari

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Zoo Map
Need help getting around the Zoo? Print this handy map and bring it with you, or just take a look at it.
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Today's Shows, Feedings, and Meet the Keeper Talks
TIMES ARE UPDATED EVERY MORNING

Friday July 25, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Anaconda feeding at the 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 the Aquarium
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Lion window
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 Meet the meerkat keeper at the meerkat exhibit
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:30 All about Fish! At the four-eyed fish tank in Natural Encounters
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Mandrills in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Animal encounter: touch a snake at the Natural Encounters porch
6:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Orangutans in Wortham World of Primates