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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Saturday, December 13, 2014
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for zoo members and with paid zoo 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.

Schedule of Events

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

10-11

Meet & Greet: Reindeer*

(Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter)

10-11 Humboldt Penguin*
10:15
African Lion
10:30
Meerkat
10:45
Fossa
11:00

Snow Leopard

(Asa's 1st Holidays appearance)
*
11:00 Keeper Talk: Red Panda*
11:15
Amur Tiger
11:30
Eurasian Lynx
11:45
Red Wolf
12:00
Asian Elephant
12:15
Red Panda
12:30
Spectacled Bear
12:45 Grey Wolf
1:30
Desert Lizard
1:45
Siamang
2:00
Patas Monkey
2:15      
Lemur         
2:30
Armadillo *

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


*New this year!