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.

Summer 2017 Keeper Chat Schedule:

Monday

10:00 Ambassador Animal (Main Entry Plaza)
10:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
10:50 White-Naped Cranes (Tiger Forest)
11:00 Red Pandas (Red Panda Village)
11:00 Tiger Keeper Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
11:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
1:30 Snake Meet & Greet (Reptile House)
1:30 Wildlife Up-Close (Nature Play Corral)
2:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
2:00 Giraffes (Giraffe Habitat)
2:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
3:30 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)

Tuesday
10:00 Wildlife Up-Close (Main Entry Plaza)
10:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
10:50 White-Naped Cranes (Tiger Forest)
11:00 Tiger Keeper Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
11:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
1:30 Komodo Dragon Encounter (inside Wee Play Adventure)
1:30 Wildlife Up-Close (Nature Play Cabin)
2:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
2:00 Bald Eagles (Bald Eagle Habitat)
2:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
3:30 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)

Wednesday
10:00 Wildlife Up-Close (Main Entry Plaza)
10:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
10:50 White-Naped Cranes (Tiger Forest)
11:00 Tiger Keeper Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
11:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
1:30 Wildlife Up-Close (Nature Play Corral)
2:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
2:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
3:30 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)

Thursday
10:00 Wildlife Up-Close (Main Entry Plaza)
10:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
10:50 White-Naped Cranes (Tiger Forest)
11:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
1:30 Wildlife Up-Close (Nature Play Cabin)
2:00 Elephants (Elephant Habitat)
2:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
2:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
3:30 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)

Friday
10:00 Wildlife Up-Close (Main Entry Plaza)
10:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
10:50 White-Naped Cranes (Tiger Forest)
11:00 Armadillos and Marmosets (behind ZooChoo Train)
11:00 Tiger Keeper Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
11:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
1:30 Wildlife Up-Close (Nature Play Corral)
1:30 Giant Tortoises (Giant Tortoise Habitat at Reptiles)
2:00 Bird Show (Forest Theater)
2:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
2:30 Otters (Otter Habitat)
2:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
3:30 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)

Saturday
10:00 Wildlife Up-Close (Main Entry Plaza)
10:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
10:50 White-Naped Cranes (Tiger Forest)
11:00 Bird Show (Forest Theater)
11:00 African Lions (Valley of the Kings)
11:00 Tiger Keeper Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
11:30 Bali Mynah (behind ZooChoo Train)
11:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
1:30 Wildlife Up-Close (Nature Play Corral)
2:00 Birds Show (Forest Theater)
2:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
2:00 Elephants (Elephant Habitat)
2:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
3:00 Beavers (Kids Cove)
3:30 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple) 

Sunday
10:00 Wildlife Up-Close (Main Entry Plaza)
10:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
10:50 White-Naped Cranes (Tiger Forest)
11:00 Bird Show (Forest Theater)
11:00 Baboons (Valley of the Kings)
11:00 Tiger Keeper Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
11:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
1:30 Wildlife Up-Close (Nature Play Corral)
2:00 Bird Show (Forest Theater)
2:00 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)
2:00 Giraffes (Giraffe Habitat)
2:45 Wild Encounters (Nature Play Cabin)
3:00 White-Naped Cranes (Tiger Forest)
3:00 Beavers (Kids Cove)
3:30 Tiger Forest Encounter (inside Tiger Temple)

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

ACTIVITY DETAILS

  • Free with General Admission