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Breakfast with the Animals


Registration for Fall 2023 is now open!

Join us before the zoo opens to the public for a special Breakfast with the Animals!

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Each Breakfast at the Zoo program starts with breakfast in our Glacier Grille, before meeting the animal of the day and hearing from their keepers.

Breakfast with the TortoisesJoin us for a slow-food morning. After a hot breakfast, head to the herpetarium to meet some turtle-riffic animals! Get an up-close, behind the scenes encounter with our 500 lb giant Aldabra tortoise and learn how keepers take care of them every day.
Offered on Sunday, September 17th

Breakfast with the Otters – Enjoy a hot breakfast, make enrichment for our otters, and then deliver their enrichment treat to them! It will be an otterly delightful time!
Offered on Saturday, September 23rd

Breakfast at the Barn – Enjoy a hot breakfast, then help us make some breakfast enrichment for some of the animals that live in our old barn, such as our camel and Somali wild asses. Go behind-the-scenes to see them enjoy their enrichment.
Offered on Sunday, October 8th

Breakfast with the Bison Join the herd! Enjoy a hot breakfast, then go behind the scenes to meet our bison beauties: Wilma, Hazel, and Poppy. Learn about our herd and see what keepers do every day to take care of our bison.
Offered on Sunday, October 15th

Breakfast with the Birds The early bird gets the worm! Join us for a hot breakfast (worms not included), then discover our tropical aviary and observe some feathered friends get a special morning treat.
Offered on Saturday, October 21st

Times: 8:00 to 9:30 am

Cost: $40

Breakfast with the Animals programs are appropriate for everyone ages 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Pre-registration required.

Questions about Breakfast with the Animals? 

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