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Wild Wonders & Budgies Opening

May 6 - 7, 2023
9:00AM - 5:00PM
The Wild Wonders show, Budgie Buddies and Bugs Alive! all are set to kick off May 6th!

Spring Fun At the Zoo

Extraordinary Creatures and How to Care for Them
It stars a wizard, a zookeeper and a very smart dog. There are broomsticks, potions and rats. It’s the 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
Visit the Bugs Alive! 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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