Visit the Zoo for World Lion Day on Friday, August 10. Learn about these big cats and the threats they face in natural range due to human impact, including poaching and the complexities of human encroachment.
Enjoy enrichment demonstrations with the Zoo’s three African lions, Chester, Asha, and Zuri, and meet animal care staff to find out how they care for and train them.
Docents and Zoo Naturalists will be on grounds to provide information about how zoos and conservation organizations are working to save lions from extinction with programs such as the Species Survival Plan (SSP).
10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. – Lion enrichment experience