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Wild Wonders & Budgies Opening

May 7 - 8, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Join us in celebrating mothers over Mother’s Day weekend.

The new Wild Wonders show, Budgie Buddies and Bugs Alive! all are set to kick off May 7th!

Spring Fun At the Zoo

Extraordinary Creatures and How to Care for Them
A brand-new live animal show.
It stars a wizard, a zookeeper and a very smart dog. There are broomsticks, potions and rats. It’s the all-new animal show at the Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater – and it probably sounds very familiar to Harry Potter fans. But “Extraordinary Creatures and How to Care for Them” isn’t really about magic. It’s about how we care for animals – and how everyone else can, too.
Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater
Budgie Buddies
Are Back!
Fluttering, twittering, chattering – step into our Budgie Buddies aviary and be surrounded by a flock of colorful little Australian birds! Our budgies – or budgerigars – will fly over and around you, and even eat from a seed stick.
Budgie Buddies
Bugs Alive!
The crawly creatures are coming
Bugs Alive! returns in a new home. Visit the stage in the Nature Play Garden for close encounters with small animals and insects. Zookeepers host live bug presentations. Meet bugs, like a Chilean rose tarantula, tobacco hornworm or emperor scorpion, and discover the important role that bugs play in our daily lives.
Find Bugs Alive!

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Looking for a mother's day gift?
How about an experience mom will never forget - a day up close with animals. Read our gift guide for Mother’s Day gift ideas, the best gifts for animal lovers.