Animal Encounters

Want to learn more about your favorite animal? Check out our Animal Encounters, which take place daily. Each Animal Encounter teaches you about a specific animal, including information about diet, habitat, status in the wild, and more.

2018 ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS

MONDAY

10:00  Wildlife Up Close: Main Entry Plaza
10:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:00  Primate Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
11:00  Red Pandas
11:30 Bald Eagle
11:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
1:00  Treehouse Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
1:30  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
2:00  Black-breasted Leaf Turtle: Reptiles
2:00 Rhinos
2:30 Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
2:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play

TUESDAY

10:00  Wildlife Up Close: Main Entry Plaza
10:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
11:00  Primate Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
11:00  Marmadillos: Behind Zoo Choo Train
11:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
1:00  Treehouse Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
1:30  Bird Training Demo: Forest Theater
1:30  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
2:00  African Penguin
2:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
2:00  Chinese Alligator: Reptile Building
2:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
2:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play area

WEDNESDAY

10:00  Wildlife Up Close: Main Entry Plaza
10:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:00  Primate Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
11:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
11:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
1:00  Treehouse Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
1:30  Bird Training Demo: Forest Theater
1:30  Elephants
1:30  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
2:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
2:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
2:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play

THURSDAY

10:00  Wildlife Up Close: Main Entry Plaza
10:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
11:00  Primate Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
11:00  Elephants
11:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
1:00  Treehouse Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
1:30  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
2:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
2:00  Gorillas
2:00  Giraffes
2:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
2:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play

FRIDAY

10:00  Wildlife Up Close: Main Entry Plaza
10:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
11:00  Tiger Pole Climb: Boyd Family Asian Trek
11:00  Reticulated Python: Wee Play Adventure
11:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
1:00  Treehouse Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
1:30  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
2:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
2:00  Peccaries
2:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
2:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play

SATURDAY

10:00  Wildlife Up Close: Main Entry Plaza
10:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:00  Tiger Pole Climb: Boyd Family Asian Trek
11:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
11:30  Bali Mynah: Behind Zoo Choo Train
11:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
1:00  Treehouse Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
1:30  Elephants
1:30  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
2:00  Bird Training Show: Forest Theater
2:00  Chimps
2:00  Gibbons: Boyd Family Asian Trek Treehouse
2:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
2:30  Lions Training Demo: Valley of the Kings
2:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
3:00  Barn Loft Encounter: Kids Cove

SUNDAY

10:00  Wildlife Up Close: Main Entry Plaza
10:30 Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:00  Tiger Pole Climb: Boyd Family Asian Trek
11:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
11:30  Baboon Training Demo: Valley of the Kings
11:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
11:45  Wildlife Up Close:  Nature Play
1:00  Treehouse Encounter: Boyd Family Asian Trek
1:30  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play area
2:00  Bird Show: Forest Theater
2:00  Gibbons: Boyd Family Asian Trek Tree House
2:00  Giraffe
2:00  Gorilla
2:00  White-naped Crane: Tiger Forest
2:30  Exploration Encounter: Wee Play Adventure
2:45  Wildlife Up Close: Nature Play
3:00 pm Beaver Encounter: Kids Cove

All Animal Encounters are dependent on weather and animal participation. May be cancelled or changed without notice.

ACTIVITY DETAILS

  • Free with General Admission