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 Chat (Treehouse in Asian Trek)
11:00 Red Pandas
11:30 Exploration Encounter (Wee Play Adventure)
11:30 Red Wolves
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 (Reptile Building)
2:00 Rhinos
2:30 Exploration Encounter (Wee Play Adventure)
2:45 Wildlife Up Close  (Nature Play area)
3:00 Bald Eagle (Near Red Wolves)

TUESDAY

10:00 Wildlife Up Close (Main Entry Plaza)
10:30 Exploration Encounter (Wee Play Adventure)
11:00 Primate Chat (Treehouse in 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 Wildlife Up Close (Nature Play)
2:00 Penguins
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 Tiger Chat (near Treehouse in Aisan Trek)
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 African Painted Dogs
2:30 Exploration Encounter (Wee Play Adventure)
2:45 Wildlife Up Close  (Nature Play area)

THURSDAY

10:00 Wildlife Up Close (Main Entry Plaza)
10:30 Exploration Encounter (Wee Play Adventure)
11:00 Primate Chat (Treehouse in 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 Giraffes
2:00 Gorillas
2:00 Exploration Encounter (Wee Play Adventure)
2:45 Wildlife Up Close  (Nature Play area)

FRIDAY

10:00 Wildlife Up Close (Main Entry Plaza)
10:30 Exploration Encounter (Wee Play Adventure)
11:00 Tiger Watermelon Swim (Tiger Forest)
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 Peccaries
2:00 Bat Eared Fox
2:30 Exploration Encounter (Wee Play Adventure)
2:45 Wildlife Up Close  (Nature Play area)

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)
11:30 Bali Mynah (behind ZooChoo 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 Chimps
2:00 Primate Chat (Treehouse in Asian Trek)
2:30 Exploration Encounter (Wee Play Adventure)
2:30 Lions Training Demo (Valley of the Kings)
2:45 Wildlife Up Close  (Nature Play area)
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)
11:30 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)
2:00 Giraffe
2:00 Primate Chat (Treehouse in Asian Trek)
2:00 Gorilla
2:00 White-naped Crane (Tiger Forest)
2:30 Exploration Encounter (Wee Play Adventure)
2:45 Wildlife Up Close  (Nature Play area)
3:00 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