San Diego Zoo Earth Day
April 22, 2022

Earth Day

Join us at the San Diego Zoo this Earth Day, Friday, April 22.

We’re celebrating the home we all share, and the many ways we can come together to invest in our planet for our children and their childrenensuring a future where all life thrives.

Create conservation connections and experience larger-than-life moments filled with wonder. Meet our unforgettable puppet, Percy the Porcupine, as she makes her San Diego Zoo debut! Then chat it up with Dr. Zoolittle, take selfies with costumed characters, and feel what it’s like to be wild as you come face-to-face with some of the most incredible and unique species on Earth at Wildlife Explorers Basecamp.

These life-changing moments will give explorers of all ages the conservation tools they need to be lifelong allies for wildlife and the unparalleled opportunity to see the world through wildlife’s perspective.

Earth Day Percy the Porcupine

Meet Percy the Porcupine

Percy the Porcupine makes her San Diego Zoo debut! This larger-than-life moment will create lifelong memories and give you a different perspective of the incredible world all around us.

Where: Zoofari Party Area
When:
9:30–10 a.m.
11:00–11:30 a.m.
11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
12:30–1 p.m.
1:30–2 p.m.
2:30–3 p.m.
3:30–4 p.m.
4:30–5 p.m.

San Diego Zoo Earth Day Wildlife Encounters

Wildlife Encounters

Why are they called “lesser” tamanduas? Who has the cutest nose in the Zoo? Find out when you get face-to-face with some of the world’s most incredible animals at our wildlife encounters.

Where and When:
Zoofari Party Area: 10:30–11 a.m
Wildlife Explorers Basecamp: 1–1:20 p.m.
Wegeforth Bowl: 2–2:20 p.m.

San Diego Zoo Earth Day with Dr Zoolittle

Chat with Dr. Zoolittle

Everyone’s favorite conservationist will be available to share his knowledge and answer your questions.

Where: Zoofari Party Area
When:
9:30–10 a.m.
11:00–11:30 a.m.
11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
12:30–1 p.m.
1:30–2 p.m.
2:30–3 p.m.
3:30–4 p.m.
4:30–5 p.m.

San Diego Zoo Earth Day Costumed Characters

Picture Perfect

Meet our lovable Zoo characters and snap a selfie with your favorite.

Where: Zoofari Party Area
When:
9:00–9:30 a.m.
10:0010:30 a.m.
11:30–11:45 a.m.
12:15–12:30 p.m.
1–1:30 p.m.
2–2:30 p.m.
3–3:30 p.m.
4–4:30 p.m.

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