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Daily Schedule

Don’t miss these fun keeper chats and feeding times. Interact with zoo keepers and learn more about the animals we care for!

All events are offered daily unless otherwise noted. All feeding times are approximate and subject to change. All training demonstrations are weather and staffing dependent.

Animal, Exhibit & Attraction Changes to Schedule Information

 

Including the gorilla family schedule.

Summer Schedule
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Children's Farms
Programs posted daily in exhibit throughout Farms

11:00 a.m. (Wednesday & Saturday Only) American Farm

Animal Encounter

11:00 a.m. (Thursday Only) American Farm
Cow/Oxen Encounter

12:30 p.m. (Saturday & Sunday Only) Cargill Learning Center
Animal Encounter inside building

1:15 p.m. Children's Farms - Inside American Barn
Live Milking Demonstration (dependent on babies)

1:30 p.m. The Downing Gorilla Forest
Gorilla Chat

2:15 p.m. (Tuesday & Saturday Only) Amphibians & Reptiles
Reptile Encounter

2:30 p.m. North America
Bald Eagle Chat

3:00 p.m. Pride of the Plains
Lion Chat

3:00 p.m. The Downing Gorilla Forest
Pelican Chat

3:30 p.m. Slawson Family Tiger Trek
Tiger Chat inside tiger building

3:30 p.m. Koch Orangutan & Chimpanzee Habitat
Ape Chat

3:45 p.m. Cessna Penguin Cove
Penguin Chat

All events are offered daily unless otherwise noted.
All feeding times are approximate and subject to change.
All training demonstrations are weather and staffing dependent.

 

Summer Schedule:  March 2018 - October 2018

Summer Schedule
9:00 a.m. Children's Farms
Animals come in from Night Pasture

11:30 a.m. Amphibians & Reptiles

Riverbank Feeding

1:15 p.m. Tropics
Bird Feeding

1:15 p.m. Australia and South America
Bird Feeding

2:00 p.m. Children's Farms
Cow & Horse Feeding inside American Barn

2:45 p.m. North America
River Otter Feeding

2:45 p.m. (Wednesday & Saturday Only) Amphibians & Reptiles
Aldabra Tortoise Feeding

4:30 p.m. Children's Farms
Animals released to Night Pasture

All events are offered daily unless otherwise noted.
All feeding times are approximate and subject to change.
All training demonstrations are weather and staffing dependent.

Summer Schedule: March 2018 - October 2018

All events are offered daily unless otherwise noted.
All feeding times are approximate and subject to change.
All training demonstrations are weather and staff dependent.

Hours of Operation
Summer8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(March – October)
Winter10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(November – February)
*The Zoo will be closed one day only, September 8, 2018 to facilitate the preparation of the annual Zoo fundraiser, Zoobilee.
Downloads
Summer Catch A Keeper Schedule 2017 download pdf
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