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Hippo Awareness Weekend

Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16, 2019
Free with admission
11am to 3pm
Pygmy and River Hippo Exhibits

The event will offer up education tables at each location to help educate our guests about the importance of conservation of hippos in the wild. There will be a fundraising table including a silent auction. Proceeds to go to Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiquesten Cote d'Ivoire (CSRS) and Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary.

Pygmy Hippo in the water at the Zoo

Hippos grazing at the Zoo


*Please note all events subject to change without notice.


Please note, due to extreme cold weather forecast, the African Savanna pathways will be closed Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, January 20.
Subject to continued extreme cold weather forecast for Monday, Jan 21, the area may remain closed for the day. Sorry for any inconvenience.