Daily Schedule

Don’t miss these fun keeper chats and feeding times. Interact with zoo keepers and learn more about the animals we care for!

All events are offered daily unless otherwise noted. All feeding times are approximate and subject to change. All training demonstrations are weather and staffing dependent.

More Information to Help Plan Your Visit

Catch a Keeper
9:15 a.m.  Children's Farms inside American Barn
Try Your Hand at Milking
10:00 a.m.  Children's Farms inside American Barn
Live Milking Demonstration (dependent on babies)
11:00 a.m.   American Farm
(Wednesday & Saturday) Animal Encounter American Farm Yard Between Cows and Poultry House
11:00 a.m.  American Farm
(Thursday) Cow/Oxen Encounter
12:15 p.m.  Children's Farms inside American Barn
Composting Worm Encounter
12:30 p.m.   Cargill Learning Center
(Saturday & Sunday) Animal Encounter inside the building
1:30 p.m.  Children's Farms
Try Your Hand at Milking
2:00 p.m.  Pride of the Plains
Lion Chat
2:00 p.m.  South America
Tayra Chat
2:00 p.m.  Pride of the Plains
(Sunday Only) Red River Hog Chat
2:15 p.m.   Amphibians & Reptiles
(Tuesday & Saturday) Reptile Demonstration Near Chinese Alligator Exhibit
2:15 p.m.  Children's Farms inside American Barn
Composting Worm Encounter
2:30 p.m.  North America
Bald Eagle Chat
3:00 p.m.  The Downing Gorilla Forest
Pelican Chat
3:15 p.m.   Amphibians & Reptiles
(Wednesday & Saturdays) Aldabra Tortoise Training Aldabra Tortoise Exhibit
3:30 p.m.  Slawson Family Tiger Trek
Tiger Chat in Tiger Reserve Lodge
3:30 p.m.  Koch Orangutan & Chimpanzee Habitat
Chimpanzee Chat
3:45 p.m.  Cessna Penguin Cove
Penguin demonstration Penguin Exhibit
3:45 p.m.  Tropics
Shorebird Chat
4:15 p.m.  Children's Farms
Composting Worm Encounter
4:30 p.m.  Pride of the Plains
(Saturday Only) Meerkat Chat
Feeding Schedule
9:00 a.m.  Children's Farms
Animals come in form Night Pasture
11:30 a.m.  Amphibians & Reptiles
Riverbank Feeding
1:15 p.m.  Tropics
Bird Feeding
1:15 p.m.  Australia/South America
Bird Feeding
1:15 p.m.  The Downing Gorilla Forest
Gorilla feeding inside exhibit building (also outdoor exhibit, weather permitting)
2:00 p.m.  Children's Farms
Cow and horse feeding inside American Barn
2:45 p.m.  North America
River otter feeding
4:30 p.m.  Children's Farms
Animals released to night pasture
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