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December is a very busy month for Santa Claus, but the big guy will be delivering enrichment presents to his wildlife friends at the OKC Zoo’s newest habitat, Sanctuary Asia, and taking photos with Zoo guests.


Friday, December 7
Animal Gift Deliveries:    10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Photos with Santa:           11:30 a.m. to noon


Gifts will be delivered at animal habitats at Sanctuary Asia in the southeast corner of the Zoo.
Photos will be at Lotus Pavilion, the two-story structure at the center of Sanctuary Asia.


Santa isn’t just bringing presents to good boys and girls this holiday season… he’s also stopping by the OKC Zoo! Animals at the Sanctuary Asia habitat will receive approved presents, tasty treats including popcorn balls and animal-friendly holiday ornaments on Friday, Dec. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. After Santa makes his deliveries, he will be available in the Lotus Pavilion for photos so bring your cameras and your smiles! Free hot cocoa will be served.

Go WILD this holiday season at the OKC Zoo! Located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35, the Oklahoma City 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 or in-person at the Zoo! To learn more about these and other happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit


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