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Breakfast with the Animals


Registration for Spring 2023 will open in mid-February!

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

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 Tortoises – Join 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 Saturday, September 10th

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 Sunday, October 2nd and Sunday, October 16th

Breakfast with the Badgers – Hear from our Education Instructors over breakfast in the Glacier Grille, make some special treats for the badgers, and then see how they enjoy them. Go Badgers!
Offered on Sunday, October 23rd

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, November 5th

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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