Channel Catfish

Channel Catfish

Channel catfish use their sense of taste as a primary means to detecting food. Taste buds are found over the entire external surface of the fish, as well as inside the mouth, pharynx and gill arches.

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Catering at the Zoo

Sunday, November 6, 2016
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for members and with 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. Presenting the animals with unusual items is part of the zoo's enrichment program, designed to encourage natural behaviors and enhance overall well-being. Don't miss the 11th annual gourd-filled gala of fun.

Schedule of Activities

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

10:15     African Lion
10:30     Contact Barn Animals, Outdoor Birds
10:45     Gray Wolf
11:00     American Bison
11:15     Sichuan Takin
11:30     Amur Tiger
11:45     Eurasian Lynx
12:00     Asian Elephant
12:15     Snow Leopard, Red Panda
12:30     Andean Bear, White-Lipped Deer
1:00       Giant Pacific Octopus
1:30       North American River Otter, Fruit Bat
2:00       Hoffmann's Two-Toed Sloth
2:30       Siamang, Patas Monkey
3:00       Indoor Birds

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

The Pumpkin Hollow
Walter Merriam



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