At the OKC Zoo, Go Wild!

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Candice Rennels | (405) 425-0298 | crennels@okczoo.org
Chase Harvick | (405) 425-0608 | charvick@okczoo.org


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TAKE A STEP SAFARI AT THE OKC ZOO FOR POST-THANKSGIVING FUN

 

WHAT:                Shake up your Thanksgiving tradition with something new – a
                              step safari at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Walk or trot, it’s up to you!

WHERE:              Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, 2000 Remington Place

WHEN               Friday, November 23 through Sunday, November 25, 2018
                               9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

DETAILS:           This weekend, burn off those Thanksgiving calories as you explore the OKC Zoo and enjoy a little exercise, too. Spanning more than 100 acres, the Zoo’s grounds provide ideal walking trails that cover a variety of distances for all types of walkers from serious trotters to leisurely strollers. Each pathway promises a new adventure as you discover the beauty of the Zoo’s wildlife and wild spaces around you.

Ready to make tracks? Head out on the Zoo’s Turkey Trot Trail to start your step safari. Encompassing the entire Zoo, this 2.5-mile trail allows guests the opportunity to see all their favorite animals and discover world-class habitats including Cat Forest, Oklahoma Trails and the Zoo’s newest expansion, Sanctuary Asia. While looping through Sanctuary Asia, be sure and say hi to Kai, the Zoo’s Asian elephant calf born on October 9, 2018!

Maps highlighting the Turkey Trot Tail will be available at Guest Services in the Zoo’s entry plaza throughout the three-day weekend.

Lace up your shoes and head to the Zoo! Located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35, the Zoo is a proud member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the American Alliance of Museums, Oklahoma City’s Adventure District and an Adventure Road partner. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Regular admission is $11 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-11 and seniors ages 65 and over. Children two and under are admitted free. Stay up-to-date with the Zoo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and by visiting Our Stories. Zoo fans can support the OKC Zoo by becoming Oklahoma Zoological Society members at ZOOfriends.org or in-person at the Zoo! To learn more about these and other happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit okczoo.org.

 

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