Fun Activities

Location: African Rift Valley – boardwalk

10 a.m. – Giraffe Fan Parade (meet in Giraffe Plaza and finish at the giraffe barn)
10:30 a.m. – Giraffe-themed African lion enrichment (at African lions’ lower-level viewing, by Elson’s Place)
1:30 p.m. – Giraffe training and keeper talk (in the giraffe barn)

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – World Giraffe Day Booths
Activities include:
– Enrichment making
– “How do giraffe eat?” (puppet pulling browse out of an enrichment feeding device)
– Life size drawing of CMZoo’s 8-month-old giraffe calf
– “Wednesday,” giraffe image that guests can stamp their fingerprints on (each giraffe has a unique spot pattern, just like our fingerprints)
– Face painting, special edition buttons for WGD
– Live citizen science project
– Photo booth, and so much more!