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At the OKC Zoo, Go Wild!

Category: Animal Interactions

Guest Perspective: Our Elephant Wild Encounter was a Dream Come True!

The Oklahoma City Zoo is a place that my family and I have always enjoyed. My first trip to the Zoo was in 1998 when I was about six months old and I have been visiting ever since. The Zoo recently added something new called Wild Encounters! I was very intrigued by this. After researching, I found that guests get behind-the-scenes interactions with some of the amazing animals that call the Zoo their home. I was so excited to see what this was all about, so I signed up my 11-year-old sister,... Read More
at Wednesday, May 3, 2017
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The Lorikeets Behind the Explorikeet Adventure

The Explorikeet experience offers a unique opportunity for guests to feed and serve as human perches for our flock of colorful lorikeets.   But where did all our beautiful birds come from? Some were hatched here at the zoo and some came from other zoos. Our breeder pair has a cozy space and nest box for privacy and comfort, which helps them care for their eggs and chicks. When the babies are a few weeks old, we transfer them to... Read More
at Monday, October 17, 2016
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