Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Read Across Oklahoma returns to the Oklahoma City Zoo on Tuesday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate literacy with live music, free books, storytelling and more!
Oklahoma author and illustrator Hannah Harrison will read from her book, “Friends Stick Together”, telling the story of Rupert, a rhino, who finds friendship in unexpected and unlikely places. The book also served as the inspiration for this year’s Read Across Oklahoma theme: Friends Read Together....
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Friday, January 18, 2019
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is joining WildAid, the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), and AZA’s program, the Wildlife Trafficking Alliance (WTA), in a campaign featuring DreamWorks’ Kung Fu Panda’s Master Po Ping to educate children and families about the illegal wildlife trade. The OKC Zoo is one of more than fifteen AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums across the United States that will host a series of video messages, billboards, and posters at its...
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Thursday, August 2, 2018
With school districts across the state returning to class and teachers planning their curriculum and field trips for the upcoming school year, it’s a good time to review the many educational engagement opportunities the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens offers.
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The OKC Zoo’s mission is to better connect Oklahomans with wildlife and wild places. Supporting educational activities is a critical part of fulfilling that mission....
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Are you inspired by nature and want to make impact on the environment while having fun? The Zoo welcomes volunteers to join our family in answering the ‘call of the wild’! Our newly redesigned volunteer programs have more opportunities, flexibility, and FUN than ever before.
In 2017, the Zoo benefited from more than 30,366 hours of service from dedicated volunteers. These volunteers inspired our guests to learn about wildlife, planted thousands of tulips, distributed more...
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Friday, October 14, 2016
Happy Birthday to you, from the whole zoo! Birthday parties are a truly memorable experience when you have them at the Oklahoma City Zoo! The zoo’s education department offers experiential party packages that will be sure to delight children of all ages.
Guests enjoy a meet-and-greet with two animal ambassadors before heading off to one of three animal encounter destinations. Whether your kiddo is feeding our fluffy sheep, holding nectar for our rainbow lorikeets, or interacting with...
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