Lookdown Fish

Lookdown Fish

This odd-looking fish gets its name from the way it appears to look down as it swims along. It is also unique in the way that its bright, polished, silver body is laterally compressed and extremely thin.



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