Naked Mole Rat

Naked Mole Rat

Naked mole-rats appear to be bald, but they are not completely hairless. They have sensory whiskers on their face and tail, which allow them to move backward just as quickly as they can move forward.

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Adult Programs

Twilight at the Zoo Opportunities!

Each adult education program (ages 18 and over) begins with non-alcoholic beverages and light hors d'oeuvres followed by a tour with zoo educators and senior animal staff. Please let us know if a member of your party has special needs or mobility concerns when registering.

Pre-registration is required. These opportunities will fill up fast!

Twilight at the Zoo: The Night Shift


Thursday, December 4 
6:30-8:00 pm

$50/members; $55/non-members

This program is full. To be placed on the wait list, please email Liz.

From sloths to octopus, the zoo is home to many species of amazing nocturnal animals. Senior animal staff will discuss nocturnal animal adaptations as guests tour behind-the scenes at the naked mole rat and octopus exhibits. Guests will also meet some nocturnal animals up close and personal as we learn all about nighttime adaptations. Don't miss this unique opportunity to get up close and personal with your favorite nocturnal animals!

Cancellation Policy:

If you are enrolled and you must cancel for any reason, your registration fee is nonrefundable unless a patron on the waiting list can fill the space. In the event the cancelled slot is filled, a 25% processing fee will be deducted from your refund. If there is no waiting list for the program you are cancelling, no refund will be issued.

Wait List:

We often add programs based on the length of the wait list. If the program you are interested in is full, please email or call Liz at 435-8511 ext 205 with the program name and the number of tickets you require. If a space becomes avaliable or we open another program, we will contact you.