Birthday Party Animal Appearances

Enhance your birthday party with a private animal encounter!

An expert staff biologist will introduce your group to one of the Zoo’s resident animals in an up-close personal encounter. Presentations are approximately 15 minutes long and are subject to animal and staff availability.

Available Animals

  • African white-bellied hedgehog*^
  • Blue-tongued skink
  • Rose hair tarantula
  • Coendou
  • Cornsnake
  • Domestic dog*^
  • Domestic rat*
  • Giant African millipede*
  • Giant fruit bat
  • Green iguana
  • Green-winged macaw
  • Kinkajou
  • Laughing kookaburra^
  • Opossum*^
  • Prehensile-tailed skink
  • Radiated tortoise^
  • Striped skunk
  • Tawny frogmouth
  • Three-banded armadillo*^
  • Two-toed sloth

* Touchable animals
^ Animals that seem to appeal to younger kids

Birthday Party Fees

  • $75 for the two-toed sloth, coendou or giant fruit bat
  • $50 for all other appearances

Each animal will be presented by one staff member.

Contact reservations to book an animal appearance.