May 11, 2009 at 7:35 pm Leave a comment

Celebrate Endangered Species Day!

May 15 – 17 at Franklin Park Zoo

Did you know that Endangered Species Day is May 15? Did you know that Franklin Park Zoo is home to several endangered species including gorillas, Amur leopards, Panamanian golden frogs, Grevy’s zebras and others?

On May 15 – May 17 visit the Zoo and learn about these incredible animals as well as others that call Franklin Park Zoo home.

Meet our Zoo staff and learn about animals and conservation!

11:00 a.m. – Bird’s World Keeper Talk

Friday: Andean condor, at the Flight Cage
Saturday: Tree kangaroo, at exhibit in Outback Trail
Sunday: Andean condor, at Flight Cage

11:45 a.m. – Meet a Zoo educator and learn about frogs!

This talk will be held the same time on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Panamanian golden frog exhibit inside the Tropical Forest.

12:30 p.m. – Giraffe Savannah Keeper Talk

This talk will focus on the Grevy’s zebras and will be held at the same time location Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Talk will be held at the Giraffe Savannah exhibit.

1:15 p.m. – Meet a Zoo educator and learn about cotton-top tamarins!

This talk will be held the same time on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the cotton-top tamarin exhibit inside the Tropical Forest.

2:00 p.m. – Tropical Forest Keeper Talk

This talk will focus on gorillas and will be held at the same location Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Talk will be held at the exhibit inside the Tropical Forest.

2:30 p.m. – Meet a Zoo educator and learn about African wild dogs!

This talk will be held the same time on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the African wild dog exhibit.

3:00 p.m. – Children’s Zoo Keeper Talk

This talk will focus on Amur leopards and will be held at the same location Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Talk will be held at the Amur leopard exhibit.

About Endangered Species Day
Endangered Species Day is a celebration of our nation’s wildlife and wild places. Started in 2006 by the United States Congress, Endangered Species Day is the third Friday of May.

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