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Animal Encounter Stage

Animal Encounter Stage

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 75 to 100 guests at one time. In 2014, the opening year for the stage, over 20,000 guests got to see animals up close!

Animals on Stage

*Animal shows may change without notice

Mon, August 3


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Tawny Frogmouth
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Macaw
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
1 p.m.
Bobcat
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
2 p.m.
Armadillo
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tues, August 4


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Armadillo
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Sarah
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Tawny Frogmouth
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
1 p.m.
Bobcat
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
2 p.m.
Boa Constrictor
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wed, August 5
Wild Wednesday

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Armadillo
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Sarah
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Chameleon
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
1 p.m.
Porcupine
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
2 p.m.
Boa Constrictor
@ Penguin Pool
Sarah
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

6 p.m.
Macaw
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
7 p.m.
Screech Owl
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thurs, August 6


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Boa Constrictor
@Animal Encounter Stage
Sarah
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Baby Alligator
@Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
1 p.m.
Tawny Frogmouth
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
2 p.m.
Screech Owl
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Fri, August 7


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Baby Alligator
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Armadillo
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Sarah
1 p.m.
Tawny Frogmouth
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
2 p.m.
Screech Owl
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sat, August 8


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Tawny Frogmouth
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Boa Constrictor
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Sarah
1 p.m.
Armadillo
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Sarah
2 p.m.
Macaw
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sun, August 9


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Tawny Frogmouth
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Screech Owl
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
1 p.m.
Bobcat
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
2 p.m.
Baby Alligator
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Mon, August 10


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Macaw
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Boa Constrictor
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
1 p.m.
Tawny Frogmouth
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
2 p.m.
Armadillo
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tues, August 11


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Armadillo
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Sarah
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Boa Constrictor
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Sarah
1 p.m.
Macaw
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
2 p.m.
Tawny Frogmouth
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wed, August 12
Wild Wednesday

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Wallaby
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Reagan
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Screech Owl
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
1 p.m.
Baby Alligator
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
2 p.m.
Porcupine
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

6 p.m.
Screech Owl
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
7 p.m.
Baby Alligator
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thurs, August 13


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Macaw
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Screech Owl
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
1 p.m.
Baby Alligator
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
2 p.m.
Tawny Frogmouth
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Fri, August 14


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Macaw
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Baby Alligator
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
1 p.m.
Porcupine
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
2 p.m.
Armadillo
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sat, August 15


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Baby Alligator
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Wallaby
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Reagan
1 p.m.
Screech Owl
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
2 p.m.
Tawny Frogmouth
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sun, August 16


Zookeeper
10:30 a.m.
Macaw
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Meg
11 a.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

NOON
Screech Owl
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
1 p.m.
Boa Constrictor
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Taylor
2 p.m.
Porcupine
@ Animal Encounter Stage
Emma
3 p.m.
Eat That Fish!
@ Penguin Pool

*Animal shows may change without notice

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