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Summer Animal Enrichment Event at the Oklahoma City Zoo

Date/Time

July 01, 2022 to July 01, 2022
10:00 AM until 02:00 PM

Description

Watch a variety of the OKC Zoo’s wildlife interact with summer-inspired enrichment prepared for them by their caretakers, encouraging them to use their environment to stay cool. Utilizing treats and toys, guests will see animals interact with items like a giant ice block, sprinklers and more.

The Zoo’s caretakers use daily enrichment to enhance the quality of an animal’s habitat, and to offer opportunities for animals to participate in species-specific behaviors such as foraging and exploration. Guests may see caretakers add toys, feeders, ice treats or scents to encourage animals’ natural abilities, ensuring they have different opportunities throughout the day.

Schedule:

  • 10 a.m.:                Carnivores (Lion Overlook)
  • 10:30 a.m.:         Bison (Oklahoma Trails)
  • 11 a.m.:                California Sea Lions (Sea Lion Habitat) & Stingrays (Stingray Bay, attraction cost applies)
  • 11:30 a.m.:         Galapagos Tortoises (Children’s Zoo)
  • NOON / BREAK
  • 1 p.m.:                  Raptor Ridge & African Crested Porcupines (Located along the Zoo’s lakeside)
  • 1:30 p.m.:           Spider Monkeys (Children’s Zoo)
  • 2 p.m.:                 Asian Elephants (Sanctuary Asia/Elephant Habitat)

Location

Oklahoma City Zoo View map
2000 Remington Place,
Oklahoma City, OK 73111, US

Additional Information

Cost

Free with admission

Ages

All ages welcome

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