Saturday, June 24, 2017

OPEN

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Today's Species: Tiger

Amur tigers were once called Siberian tigers. Like other subspecies of tiger, they are shades of pale orange and gold with white fur on their bellies. Their stripes are black, gray, or brown.

TODAY’S EVENTS

Summer Flower Show

10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. The summer show will feature blue and orange flowers with a smaller percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. MORE

Polar Bear Program

10:30 am

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

Giraffe Feeding

10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography. 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

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

11:30 am

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy. MORE

Butterfly Program and Release

12:00 pm

Learn about Butterflies and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions. For $1 guests can also release a Butterfly into the exhibit! MORE

Polar Bear Program

12:30 pm

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

Giraffe Feeding

2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography. MORE

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

3:00 pm

The Sparky Show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy. MORE

Gorilla Program

3:30 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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