Spotted Turtle

Spotted Turtle

Spotted turtles are omnivorous (eats both animal and plant foods) and feeds primarily underwater. Spotted turtles are active all day long in early spring. The sex of the hatchling is determined by nest temperature at specific times during the incubation period. Cooler temperatures produce males and warmer temperatures produce females.

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Sunday, November 3, 2013 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Free for zoo members or with paid zoo admission

What happens to the pumpkins when Halloween is over? The squash get squished! Watch as animals throughout the zoo stomp, romp and chomp pumpkins of varying sizes!

Schedule of Activities
(Schedule subject to change)

10:00 Turkey Vulture, Guinea hogs, Alpacas
10:30 African lions
11:00 Amur tigers
11:30 Fisher, Lynx
12:00 Snow leopards
12:30 Spectacled bears*, White-lipped deer
1:00 Fossa
1:30 River otters, Egyptian fruit bats
2:00 Asian elephants**, Siamang
2:30 Patas monkeys
3:00 Indoor birds

*Pumpkin Piñata - A crowd favorite! The spectacled bears will be challenged to knock down a hollowed out pumpkin filled with treats!

**Pumpkin of Pachyderm Proportions - The Asian elephants will squish two squash weighing over 1,000 pounds each!

We would like to thank the following for making this event possible:

Walter Merriam

Steve Westcott