Animal Play Day
Animal Play Days are scheduled events where Zoo animals are given an enrichment item that has a specific theme. The theme for this Animal Play Day is Thanksgiving theme. Staff will be giving the animals turkey, pumpkins or pie. Starting at Gorilla Island around 11:30 a.m., staff will walk around the Zoo giving enrichment items to all animals.
Animal enrichment provides novel food and play items to stimulate and entertain zoo inhabitants. It is performed on a daily basis at the Zoo and is a vital component essential to the health and well-being of our animal collection.