Clownfish and certain damselfish are the only species of fishes that can avoid the potent poison of a sea anemone. This is due to a layer of mucus on the clownfish’s skin that makes it immune to the fish-eating anemone’s lethal sting.

Catering at the Zoo

2019 Summer Schedule
Weekends: Starting Saturday, May 25
Daily: Starting Saturday, June 22
Final Day: Labor Day - Monday, September 2

Included with  zoo admission - Free for members!

*Listen to zoo announcements for location

Subject to change, weather permitting

Time Description  Location
Training with Cora the rescue dog Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
11 a.m. Contact Barn Keeper Chat Domestic Animal Barn
11:30 Red Panda Keeper Chat Red Panda Exhibit, Wildlife Trail
Noon Camel Keeper Chat Bactrian Camel Exhibit, Wildlife Trail
1 p.m.
Bird Demonstration Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
Elephant Keeper Chat Helga Beck Asian Elephant Preserve
Humboldt Penguin Keeper Chat Penguin Coast
3:00 Primate Keeper Chat Primate Park
3:30 Reptile/Aquarium Keeper Chat USS Antiquities Cave


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