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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Catering at the Zoo

Saturday, February 13, 2016
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for zoo members and with admission
Note: Half-price admission is in effect for this event

A variety of the zoo’s animals will receive Valentine’s treats and heart-shaped items (popsicles made with fruit and juice, ice treats with fish or meal worms, meat patties) as part of the zoo’s enrichment program to encourage natural behaviors found in the wild and enhance overall well-being.

Stop by our membership desk for special $25 Junior Keeper Red Fox and Red Panda Adopt packages available only during Sweet Treats. Package includes a mini red fox or red panda plush, official personalized adopt certificate, 4x6 color photo, animal fact sheet and 2 people admitted to our annual member appreciation and Adopt parent after-hours event on June 8  -- all packaged in a festive seasonal gift bag. Pick one up for your sweetheart!

Schedule of Events

Activities take place at the animal's exhibit, unless otherwise noted.
Schedule is subject to change and weather-dependent.

10:15 a.m.     African Lions
10:30 a.m.     Outdoor Birds
11:00 a.m.     Amur Tigers
11:15 a.m.     Red Wolves
11:30 a.m.     Snow Leopards
11:45 a.m.     Andean Bears
12:00 p.m.     Gray Wolves

1:00 p.m.       Contact Barn Animals
1:15 p.m.       Lemurs, Siamangs
1:30 p.m.       Patas Monkeys
1:45 p.m.       Golden Lion Tamarins, Armadillos
2:00 p.m.       Fossa, Meerkats
2:15 p.m.       Desert Lizards
2:30 p.m.       Shark Exhibit
2:45 p.m.       Giant Pacific Octopus

Special thanks to our youth volunteers for helping prepare enrichment items!