The Scoop on Earth Day Activities on Sunday, April 26th (11am – 3pm)

April 24, 2009 at 4:38 pm Leave a comment

Get creative with environmentally-friendly crafts.
Located at Beech Grove

Face Painting
Get your own whiskers or tiger stripes!
Located on the Greeting and at Beech Grove

Follow the tracks!
Create paw prints out of sidewalk chalk.
Located by the Kalahari Kitchen

Leaping into Action!
See exciting photographs of the Panamanian golden frog and other species and learn about amphibian conservation through photographs and a short film.
Located at the Hippo Theater, Tropical Forest

Education Stations
Meet Zoo educators and staff and learn about wildlife and conservation.
Located throughout the Zoo

No Child Left Inside Day
Learn about this important initiative and enjoy fun activities including an insect hunt, prairie dog observations and much more!
Located at the Meeting Barn (Children’s Zoo)

Visit with Zookeepers and learn about animal enrichment at the Zoo!

Keeper encounters:
11:00 a.m.—Bird’s World, Flamingo exhibit
12:00 p.m.—Giraffe Savannah
2:00 p.m.—Tropical Forest, indoor gorilla exhibit
3:00 p.m.—Children’s Zoo, Franklin Farm

Enrichment activities:
11:30 a.m. Tiger Exhibit — Watch Anala celebrate her 4th birthday! Our female tiger turns 4 on April 30, but we’re celebrating a few days early. She will receive a paper mache cake, paper mache globes, and bone shaped ice treats.

12:30 p.m. Kea Exhibit (Bird’s World) — Watch as the keas receive paper mache globes!

1:30 p.m. African Wild Dog Exhibit— Watch as the African wild dogs receive paper mache globes!


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A face only a mother could love…Boston’s most unusual looking baby is on exhibit at Franklin Park Zoo Check out the photos of Franklin Park Zoo’s tiger, Anala, during her 4th birthday celebration!

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