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Celebrate Summer at the Toledo Zoo

Posted Jun 12th, 2013 by Andi Norman  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

 

The Toledo Zoo offers great reasons to be your family’s summer destination. Visit toledozoo.org for more information about these and other upcoming events.

Now through Sept. 2 Wild Walkabout, presented by Mercy 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
Walk among the wallabies in a special walk-through exhibit. Meet Baru, the huge saltwater crocodile brought to Toledo by Block Communications, Inc. Continue your adventure with dingoes, kookaburras, lionfish and more as you explore the fascinating natural world of Australia. Remarkable up-close animal encounters and behind-the-scenes tours enrich the experience. Free with regular Zoo admission.

Daily through
Mon. Sept. 2 Animal Demonstrations Times vary
See your favorite Zoo animals chow down, all summer long! Experience animal-feeding demonstrations and enrichment throughout the Zoo; visit toledozoo.org/feedings for a complete schedule. Free with regular Zoo admission.

Wed. July 19 Watch It Grow Garden Tour 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Introduce beautiful native plants to your garden by using Zoo horticulturists’ time-tested tips. Free with regular Zoo admission, no reservations needed. Meet at the Conservatory.

Mon. July 22 ADA Day 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Ability Center of Greater Toledo shares information about services available for people with disabilities. For details call 419.885.5733. Free with regular Zoo admission.

Fri. July 26 Buddy Guy Concert 6:30 p.m.
This Blues Hall of Fame guitarist and singer comes to the Toledo Zoo’s Amphitheatre. Order tickets in person at the Zoo, at Ticketmaster locations or by phone at 800.745.3000. Separate fee.

Summer Safari Camps toledozoo.org/camps separate fee (Zoo member discount applies)

Mon. July 15 – Fri. July 19 Just Like Me camp 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. ages 4-5
Mon. July 29 – Fri. Aug. 2 Animal Giants 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. ages 4-5

Mon. July 15 – Fri. July 19 Splash Bash camp 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ages 6-7
Mon. July 29 – Fri. Aug 2 Splash Bash camp 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ages 6-7

Mon. July 8 – Fri. July 12 Journey through the Outback camp 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ages 6-10
Mon. July 15 – Fri. July 19 Polar Opposites camp 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ages 6-10
Mon. July 22 – Fri. July 26 Nature’s Got Talent camp 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ages 6-10
Mon. July 29 – Fri. Aug. 2 Journey through the Outback 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ages 6-10

Mon. July 22 – Fri. July 26 Junior Field Researcher camp 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ages 11-14

This summer, the Zoo is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Zoo is located on the Anthony Wayne Trail (US 25), four miles south of downtown Toledo. For more information, please visit toledozoo.org or call 419.385.4040. Lucas County residents are admitted free of charge on non-holiday Mondays from 10 a.m. to noon. Valid ID showing proof of residency is required.

The Toledo Zoo is committed to inspiring others to join us in caring for animals and conserving the natural world. As part of that mission, The Toledo Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a leader in global wildlife conservation. AZA member institutions are dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors and a better future for all living things.

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