Spectacled Bear

Spectacled Bear

The spectacled bear gets its name from the distinctive rings of white or beige fur around its eyes. These markings stand out against the rest of the bear, which is usually black or dark brown, and look like eyeglasses (or spectacles).

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Membership
Catering at the Zoo


Saturday, December 10, 2016
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for members and with admission


Throughout the zoo, a variety of animals will receive holiday gifts. Some will enjoy playing with and tearing apart boxes. Others will appreciate treats hidden inside.  Presenting the animals with unusual items is part of the zoo's enrichment program, designed to encourage natural behaviors and enhance overall well-being.

Stop by our membership desk for special $25 snow leopard and gray wolf Jr. Keeper Adopt packages available only during this event. Pick one up as a holiday gift!

Schedule of Events

Activities take place at the animal's exhibit, unless otherwise noted
Schedule subject to change

10:15    African Lion
10:30    White-Necked Raven
10:45    Giant Pacific Octopus
11:00    Humboldt Penguin
11:15    Gray Wolf
11:30    Amur Tiger
11:45    Eurasian Lynx
12:00    Asian Elephant
12:15    Snow Leopard, Red Panda
12:30    Andean Bear
1:30      Desert Lizard
1:45      Armadillo, Golden Lion Tamarin
2:00      Siamang
2:15      Patas Monkey
2:30      Lemur
2:45      Contact Barn Animals

Special thanks to our youth volunteers for wrapping presents!

 










































 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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