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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 Renzo the porcupine, Fez the armadillo, Johnny the African serval, Scout the owl, Elliot the macaw, Jake the boa constrictor, Steve the baby alligator and more! The Animal Encounter Stage can seat up to 100 guests at one time. 

Animals on Stage

Tuesday, April 17

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Haley
NOON Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
2 p.m. Steve the American Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Amanda

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wednesday, April 18

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann & Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake
NOON Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
2 p.m. NEW! Giant Flemish Rabbit @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Amanda

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thursday, April 19

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Banjo the Laughing Kookaburra @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

Friday, April 20

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. NEW! Giant Flemish Rabbit @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Banjo the Laughing Kookaburra @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Steve the American Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah

*Animal shows may change without notice

Saturday, April 21

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Jake
2 p.m. NEW! Giant Flemish Rabbit @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sunday, April 22

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Haley
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Banjo the Laughing Kookaburra @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Renzo the Prehensile-tailed Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Amanda

*Animal shows may change without notice

Monday, April 23

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Haley
NOON Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
2 p.m. Jake the Red-tailed Boa @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Amanda

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tuesday, April 24

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. NEW! Giant Flemish Rabbit @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Renzo the Prehensile-tailed Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
2 p.m. Steve the Baby American Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wednesday, April 25

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Jake
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
2 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Amanda

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thursday, April 26

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake
NOON Amazing Animal Adaptations @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Jake the Red-tailed Boa @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Haley

*Animal shows may change without notice

  • Visitors in 2017
    Visitors in 2017

    240,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2017
    CAMPERS IN 2017

    3000

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400