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Wednesday, April 24, 2024


*Daily Animal Programs are weather dependent and schedule may vary.

Daily Animal Programs are available on Saturdays and Sundays, now through Memorial Day weekend. Programs include feedings, trainings, keeper chats, and more!

  • NEW ZOO ADVENTURE! Wild Explorer virtual reality experience now open!
  • NEW ZOO FRIENDS! Japanese Spider Crabs have joined the Aquarium.
  • Chimpanzees habitat temporarily closed. We’re giving our new chimpanzee, Zuhura, time to adjust to the habitat and limiting people in the area makes her transition to that space a smoother one.
  • Lions will be off habitat today for veterinary care.
  • Funicular closed today for maintenance.
  • Do to inconsistent weather some Zoo Adventures may not be open.
  • Warm weather animals may not be viewable until the weather is consistently warmer.
  • Camels arriving May 3!
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