Enjoy animal-themed fun with your youngster! Each month, you’ll go on a different animal adventure. All sessions include a snack and an animal interaction.
The Better to Smell with
Elephants have a VERY long, specialized nose. We have plans to put your nose to work, too!
September 22 and 29
The Better to Eat with
Lions’ big teeth are perfect tools for meat eating. Learn about carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores—and our own teeth.
October 7 and 21
The Better to Hide with
Camouflage is cool, and lots of animals have it. This month, we’re exploring animals that are very good at hiding.
November 10 and 11
The Better to Fly with
We’re going to have a ball looking at one thing that birds do very well: flying.
December 15 and 16
The Better to Swim with
Learn about some super swimmers, and visit one of the Zoo's newest exhibits, Africa Rocks.
January 13, 20, and 26, 2018
The Better to Hear with
There's more than one way to hear sound. Find out about animals that have incredible adaptations for hearing.
February 3, 10, and 17, 2018
The Better to Jump with
Jumping is fun, but it can also be lifesaving. Meet some animals that are Olympic jumpers—kangaroos will lead the way!
March 3 and 17, 2018
Note: Animal viewing is subject to change.