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Earth Day 2018

Celebrate Earth Day at the Zoo! This Earth Day, make the Zoo your go-to place for fun, educational environmental fun! It’s a party for the Earth with craft stations, activities, ambassador animals and more!

Mother's Day at the Zoo!

Bring your Mom to meet our animal Mom's this Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13th. All Moms receive a FREE train ride.

Endangered Species Day 2018

Endangered Species Day is a fun and educational way to learn about the 16 species of endangered, and critically endangered animals here at the Zoo, and what you can do to help them survive. From 9:00-12pm visit conservation biofact stations around the Zoo for a hands on learning experience. At 2:00pm, meet a species that has come back from the brink of extinction, the American alligator. at 3:00pm join a team of zookeepers for a python interaction and a message on invasive species.

Bring your Dad to meet our animal dads this Father's Day, June 17th. All Dads receive a FREE train ride! From the train you will get a close-up view of gorillas, rhinos, huge Nile hippos and more!

World Giraffe Day is an exciting annual event to celebrate the longest-necked animal on the longest day or night of the year – June 21st! Join us for a special Meet-A-Keeper giraffe talk at 12pm. Meet the entire giraffe family for an opportunity to learn and ask questions about these beautiful animals.