Activities and Shows

Bookworms Reading Program

Join local celebrities or Zoo Educators for a free story time and animal encounter.

    Saturdays at 1 p.m.

    Location: KELOLAND Education Center at the Great Plains Zoo

    Cost: Free with Zoo admission.

 

Creature Features

Meet some of our Education animals at these daily encounters, presented by our Junior Zookeepers!

   Closed for the season.

 

Giraffe Feedings

Looking for a one-of-a-kind experience? Feed a Giraffe at the Zoo! Giraffe feedings are available on weekends throughout the summer.

May 22 - September 7, 2015 (Memorial Day - Labor Day)

Weekends Only: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. (weather permitting)

Location: African Savannah

Cost: $5.00 for one bundle of kale (includes tax).

 

Watch A Zookeeper Feed an Animal

Watch a Zookeeper feed a Primate or a Penguin at our daily animal feedings.

May 22 - September 7, 2015 (Memorial Day - Labor Day)

Daily (no feedings on Thursdays) at 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location:

  • Primate Feeding at 2 p.m. at the Primate building
  • Penguin Feeding at 2:30 p.m. at the Penguin building

Cost: Free with Zoo admission.

 

Zookeeper Chats

Learn more about your favorite animals and meet some of the people who take care of the animals during daily Zookeeper Chats.

May 22 - September 7, 2015 (Memorial Day - Labor Day)

Daily at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Location: At that animal's exhibit.

Cost: Free with Zoo admission

Zookeeper Chat Schedule (subject to change, please check with guest services upon your arrival to the Zoo)

Daily

11:30 a.m.

3:00 p.m.

Sunday

Amur Tigers

Komodo Dragon
(weather permitting)

Monday

Bison

Rhinos

Tuesday

Black Bear

Snow Monkeys

Wednesday

Anteater

 

Thursday

Snow Monkeys

Galopagos Tortoise

Friday

Rhinos

Red Pandas

Saturday

Brown Bear

Komodo Dragon