Enrichment Day is Saturday October 13!
Learn about the Zoo’s animal enrichment program and fill out an event passport at special activity stations to win prizes!
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This event will be fun for adults and kids of all ages!
Enrichment Day special activities are just $2 in addition to admission, or donation of approved items!
When visiting a zoo, have you ever wondered why there are giant whiffle balls in some exhibits, or empty cardboard boxes in with the pigs? It’s not trash. It’s enrichment. Come to the event to learn how these items keep animals stimulated and improve quality of life!
Get in on the fun with:
crafts (Bring in your recyclable items in to use in crafts!)
Enrichment Day Schedule
9:00 am | Zoo opens
10:00 am | Booths Open
11:00 am | Squirrel Monkey enrichment demonstration and talk
11:30 am | Contact Area enrichment
12:00 pm | Sun Bear enrichment
1:00 pm | Lynx Enrichment
1:30 pm | Otter Feeding and Keeper Talk
2:00 pm | Booths close
Perfume/ body spray
Kong’s (varies sizes)
Sports balls (Footballs, soft balls, tennis, ect)
Herbs (to plant)
Rope (all natural preferably)
Fake Grass (Astroturf)
CDs of nature sounds
Plastic Storage bins (varies sizes)
TV (still working)
DVDs (nature and cartoons are best)