Your little Zoo enthusiasts are sure to love these fun-filled programs designed for families with children under the age of 5. Explore different areas of the Zoo with one of our Safari Leaders and be prepared to get up close and personal with a few of our smaller Zoo residents.
Programs are 90 minutes long and take place on Zoo grounds, so bring your strollers if necessary and dress for the weather.
Cost: $15 per person (Zoo members $10 per person).
Program fee includes admission to the Zoo and The RainForest.
We are unable to accomodate walk-ups for these programs. Please register in advance.
April 9th — Animal Senses: 10am-11:30am (Auditorium)
We use our body parts to see, smell, taste, touch and hear. Animals use their body parts to do the same things...but some in much different ways. Would you use your ears to see? How about your feet to taste, or your tongue to smell? Some animals do! Come explore how animals use their 5 senses.
April 16th — Nocturnal Animals: 10am-11:30am (Auditorium)
Did you know some animals stay awake while we are sleeping at night? Some of the most interesting animals live in the dark. Discover what they are, while learning lots of fun facts about these nocturnal creatures.
April 23rd — African Animals: 10am-11:30am (Auditorium)
You've heard of the king of the jungle, but what African animal truly wears a crown on its head? Find out as we explore the African savanna and the beautiful animals that make it unique.
April 30th — Adventures in Australia: 10am-11:30am (Auditorium)
G'Day mates! Did you know a Koala is actually not a bear? Bring your young jackaroos and jillaroos to the Zoo to discover what it's like to be a kid in Australia while exploring the Australian Adventure exhibit.
May 7th — Mammals and Me: 10am-11:30am (Windows)
What do you have in common with a bear, camel, and a wolf? Come learn what makes an animal a mammal and meet some of the zoo’s smaller mammals.
May 15th — Fascinating Fish: 10am-11:30am (Auditorium)
Water covers more than 70% of the earth’s surface and it’s filled with fascinating species of fish, corals, sharks and more. Dive in and explore some of the interesting sea dwellers that live here at the Zoo.
May 21st — Monkey Business: 10:00am - 11:30am (Jungle Lab)
Primates are our closest cousins in the animal world. But do you know how to tell a monkey from an ape? Come monkey around and explore the world of primates as we learn the primate basics.
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