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Animal Encounter Stage

Animal Encounter Stage
Presented by Bryan Health

Come experience animals closer than ever before at the Animal Encounter Stage! 

The Animal Encounter Stage, one of the top animal encounters in the nation, gives guests a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet their favorite animals up close and talk with real zookeepers. Four or more shows run daily with over 20 animals rotating through the schedule. Featured animals include Apollo the Bobcat, Renzo the Porcupine, Fez the Armadillo, Scout the Owl, Elliot the Macaw, ZanDaam the Boa Constrictor, Crosby the Two-Toed Sloth, Liv the Wallaby, Calvin the baby Alligator and more! The Animal Encounter Stage can seat up to 100 guests at one time. 

*Animal shows may change without notice

Animals on Stage

Friday August 26
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. NEW! Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Meg
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Lauren
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
2 p.m. Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

Saturday August 27
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake
NOON Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Meg
1 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
2 p.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sunday August 28
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. NEW! Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Lauren
1 p.m. Renzo the Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Monday August 29
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
2 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tuesday August 30
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg
NOON Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Lauren
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
2 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wild Wednesday August 10
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Lauren
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg
NOON Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
1 p.m. Renzo the Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. NEW! Amazing Animal Adaptations @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
6 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
7 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thursday September 1
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg
NOON Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
2 p.m. Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg

*Animal shows may change without notice

Friday September 2
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON NEW! Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Sara
2 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Saturday September 3
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. NEW! Amazing Animal Adaptations @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sunday September 4
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake
NOON NEW! Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Sarah
1 p.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
2 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg

*Animal shows may change without notice

Monday September 5
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
1 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
2 p.m. Renzo the Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tuesday September 6
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
2 p.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wednesday September 7
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann & Meg
2 p.m. NEW! Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thursday September 8
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
2 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg

*Animal shows may change without notice

Friday September 9
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
2 p.m. Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

Saturday September 10
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg
NOON NEW! Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Sarah
2 p.m. Renzo the Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sunday September 11
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
2 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Monday September 12
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. NEW! Amazing Animal Adaptations @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
2 p.m. Renzo the Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tuesday September 13
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
2 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wednesday September 14
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg
NOON Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
2 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thursday September 15
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
2 p.m. Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah

*Animal shows may change without notice

Friday September 16
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
2 p.m. NEW! Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Saturday September 17
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake
NOON Renzo the Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. NEW! Amazing Animal Adaptations @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sunday September 18
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON NEW! Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Sarah
2 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

  • Animal Encounter Stage Spotlight 2016
    Animal Encounter Stage Spotlight 2016