Explore one of the most biodiverse places on earth as Seneca Park Zoo takes you on a Madagascar Adventure! Learn about ring-tailed lemurs, radiated tortoises, and more with animal experiences and keeper chats throughout the day. Connect with Malagasy (malla-gass-ee) culture and history, and discover what you can do to protect this unique ecosystem by making small changes right at home. 12 p.m. Lemur Keeper Chat 12:30 p.m. Meet Mahandry, a local from Madagascar who took part in the Zoo Society's…
Learn about the effect of invasive species on ecosystems, especially local ecosystems and the Genesee River. Obtain a better understanding of ecosystem checks and balances, and how biodiversity decreases with species dominance. Go on a guided hike through lower Seneca Park and learn to identify invasive and native species. Get involved in citizen science, both at the Zoo and in the field.
Celebrate zoo keepers during a week dedicated to their hard work, expertise, and excellent care of the animals at the Zoo. Connect with animal care staff and learn about the conservation efforts they are working on, both at the Zoo and in the field. Discover everything that goes into a day in the life of a zoo keeper, including behavioral training, diet prep, veterinary care, habitat maintenance and design, horticulture, education, and conservation.
Join Seneca Park Zoo in this worldwide effort to increase awareness of the plight facing tigers in their natural range and the conservation work happening to protect them from extinction. Learn how human encroachment affects tiger populations and what you can do to help save tigers and their habitat.