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Lions and African painted dogs are off-habitat for the time being due to maintenance happening in those areas.

Wild Encounters

Wild Encounters

Live animal presentations

Looking for a WILD adventure during your Zoo trip?

Head to the Wild Encounters Stage to get up close with a variety of animals, like fascinating reptiles, free-flighted birds, porcupines, and much more.


Mon-Thu: 10:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. (Hourly)

Fri-Sun: 10 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. (Every 30 minutes)

Wild Encounters are subject to scheduling changes depending on animal comfort level and the weather.  Check the daily schedule for the most accurate information.

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