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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. 

Animals on Stage

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thursday October 13
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara
NOON Fez the Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
2 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah

*Animal shows may change without notice

Friday October 14
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Renzo the Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Fez the Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Saturday October 15
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. NEW! Amazing Animal Adaptations @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
2 p.m. NEW! Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sunday October 16
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Fez the Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Monday October 17
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake
NOON Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Zoo Last Day!

Tuesday October 18
Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake
NOON Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
2 p.m. Fez the Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg

*Animal shows may change without notice

  • Animal Encounter Stage Spotlight 2016
    Animal Encounter Stage Spotlight 2016