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Elephant Awareness Weekend

August 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

In honor of World Elephant Day (August 12) we’re celebrating and raising awareness for these amazing animals the weekend of August 27 & 28 here at the Zoo!  You can celebrate this iconic mammal with activities, video content and a visit to see Moki, Lilac and Genny C.!

Go Grey for a greyT weekend! 🙂 

Help show your elephant love by wearing grey on your visit!

Schedule of Events:

Saturday 27th-

  • Barn Tours Open House – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Naturalist Chat – 12 p.m.
  • Elephant Watermelon Eating Contest – 2 p.m.
  • Naturalist Chat – 3 p.m.

Sunday 28th-

  • Special Enrichment Opportunity – 11:30 a.m.
  • Naturalist Chat – 12 p.m.
  • Naturalist Chat – 3 p.m.

Download the elephant word search and fun facts!

Learn more about elephants from this fun puzzle and fact sheet!

Support Elephant Conservation

We will be raising funds for the International Elephant Foundation, one of our favorite organizations.  Read about the important work they do here.

Follow us on social media or come back to this page to check out the great videos we’re sharing all week! 

Thank you to our Presenting Conservation Days Sponsor: 


August 27, 2022
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Rochester, New York 14621
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