Celebrate with us for World Elephant Day!


DATE: August 12, 2014
TIME: 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Encounter Africa

Join us for exciting happenings at the Zoo which include:

  • Go Grey for Elephants - Wear grey to the Zoo!
  • Elephant snack time and demos, view Animal Happenings page for details
  • Elephant Art will be for sale.
  • Kids will have an art table 
  • Kids will have the opportunity to bowl with a ball made out of elephant poop (don't worry parents, it's covered in resin so your kids won't say ewwww!)
  • Pick-up items like an elephant - elephants can pick up tiny items like a sunflower seed all the way up to a big log, all using their trunk. Using one hand, guest can see how many items they can pick up like an elephant.  

Learn more about elephant conservation.