Tuesday, February 19, 2019

OPEN

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Today's Species: Gorilla

Male western lowland gorillas can weigh between 300 and 600 pounds and measure up to six feet tall. Females may reach five feet and weigh only half as much.

TODAY’S EVENTS

Senior Strolls

9:00 am

Senior Strolls take place on select Tuesdays from 9am-10am. This is a special time set aside for just for our 55-and-up aged friends. Each month will feature an opportunity to visit a part of the Zoo or Conservatory for a leisurely walk before the crowds as well as special activities and guests. This event is a great opportunity for Seniors to enjoy a free event that encourages being active and social with some adult learning to spice it up MORE

Winter Flower Show

10:00 am

Enjoy the beautiful sights and bold floral scents of veltheimia, azaleas, amaryllis, the jdark red cyclamen, blue pansies, and dark pink and maroon oriental lilies. The Winter Flower Show opened January 11 and runs through Sunday, March 10, 2019. Admission is free. MORE

Polar Bear Program

10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks! MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. MORE

Story Time

12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters. MORE

Gardener Talk

1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. MORE

Gorilla Program

2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have. MORE

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