Daily Presentations

DAILY PRESENTATIONS:

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Date:
September 2, 2015 - May 29, 2016
Details:

NO DAILY PROGRAMS SCHEDULED September -April Peoria Zoo offers many Daily Presentations Memorial Day thru Labor Day

11:30-Keeper Chat-Contact Barn; 11:30-Keeper Chat-Tortoise; 12:30-Keeper Chat-Takin; 12:30-Keeper Chat-Lions; 1:30-Keeper Chat-Natural Play Area; 1:30-Keeper Chat-Mandrill; 2:30-Keeper Chat-Alligator ; 2:30- Keeper Chat- -Rhino; 3:30-Keeper Chat- Pollination

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

Giraffe Feeding Encounter

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Date:
May 28, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm and 2:00pm
Details:

Twice daily Memorial Day thru Labor Day, visitors will have the unique opportunity to feed the Giraffe at the Giraffe Overlook Station on top of the boardwalk. Giraffe Encounters are scheduled 12:00-pm and 2:00pm. Encounters may be subject to change or cancellation.  These amazing creatures are wild animals and we can not guarantee that they will stick to our schedule. Quantities are limited.

Per-Person Cost:
$5
Age Restriction:
Guests 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Budgie Aviary Encounter

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Date:
May 28, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
Aviary is scheduled to be open every day 11am- 4pm.
Details:

Memorial Day thru Labor Day, visitors will have the unique opportunity to walk into the Budgie Aviary and experience the lively and colorful Budgies  all around them.  Budgie Seed Sticks are available for just $1.00 and allow visitors to feed the birds from you hand. Budgie Encounters may be subject to change or cancellation.  These amazing creatures are wild animals and we can not guarantee that they will land on your stick or stick to our schedule.

Per-Person Cost:
Budgie Seed Sticks cost $1. There is no cost to enter the Aviary.
Age Restriction:
Guests 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

KEEPER CHAT-Contact Animals

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Date:
May 30, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
11:30 am
Details:

Presentation featuring the animals exhibited in the Contact Barn.  Daily Presentations run Memorial Day thru Labor Day.  The Contact Animal chats run every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

KEEPER CHAT-Aldabra Tortoise

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Date:
May 30, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
11:30 am
Details:

Presentation featuring the Aldabra Tortoise under the Rondoval in Africa!. Daily Presentations run Memorial Day thru Labor Day. The Tortoise chats run every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

KEEPER CHAT-Takin

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Date:
May 30, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
12:30 pm
Details:

Presentation featuring the Takin located on the Asian Trail. Daily Presentations run Memorial Day thru Labor Day. The Takin chats run every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday .

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

KEEPER CHAT-Lion

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Date:
May 30, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
12:30 pm
Details:

Presentation featuring the lions located in Africa!. Daily Presentations run Memorial Day thru Labor Day. The Lion chats run every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

KEEPER CHAT-Natural Play Area

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Date:
May 30, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
1:30 pm
Details:

Daily Presentation featuring Ambassadors from our Education Department down at the Natural Play Area. Natural Play Area Chats run every day at 1:30. Daily Presentations run Memorial Day thru Labor Day.  After attending the presentation; don’t forget to grab your special “Get Dirty, Get Outside” jelly bracelet (while supplies last).

 

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

KEEPER CHAT-Mandrill

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Date:
May 30, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
1:30 pm
Details:

Daily Presentation featuring the Mandrills in front of their exhibit in Africa!. Daily Presentations run Memorial Day thru Labor Day. The Mandrill chats run every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

 

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

KEEPER CHAT-Alligator

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Date:
May 30, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
2:30 pm
Details:

Daily Presentation featuring the Chinese alligator or reptiles located in the Conservation Center. Daily Presentations run Memorial Day thru Labor Day. The Conservation Center chats run every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

 

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

KEEPER CHAT-Rhino

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Date:
May 30, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
2:30 pm
Details:

Daily Presentation featuring the Rhinos at the Rhino Overlook in Africa!. Daily Presentations run Memorial Day thru Labor Day. The Rhino chats run every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.

 

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

GARDEN CHAT-Pollination

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Date:
May 30, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Time:
3:30 pm
Details:

Daily Presentation featuring a staff member from Luthy Botanical Garden at the BEEP Garden located outside the Zoo Tropics building. Daily Presentations run Memorial Day thru Labor Day.  Pollination Chats run Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

 

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes