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

Wednesday, June 13

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Banjo the Laughing Kookaburra @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool JoHanna
NOON Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Gonzo the Panther Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool JoHanna
6 p.m. Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
7 p.m. Steve the Baby American Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Nathan

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thursday, June 14

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

*Animal shows may change without notice

Friday, June 15

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Jake the Red-tailed Boa @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Amanda
NOON Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Amanda
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
2 p.m. Steve the American Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Nathan
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Caitlyn

*Animal shows may change without notice

Saturday, June 16

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Caitlyn
NOON Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
1 p.m. Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
2 p.m. Steve the American Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Nathan
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Amanda

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sunday, June 17

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Crosby the Two-toed Sloth @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool JoHanna
NOON Renzo the Prehensile-tailed Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
1 p.m. Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Amanda
2 p.m. Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake & Sarah
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool JoHanna

*Animal shows may change without notice

Monday, June 18

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Nathan & Sarah
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool JoHanna
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
2 p.m. Gonzo the Panther Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tuesday, June 19

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Banjo the Laughing Kookaburra @ Animal Encounter Stage Nathan
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool JoHanna
NOON Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Amanda
1 p.m. Steve the American Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
2 p.m. New! Flemish Giant Rabbit @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Caitlyn

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wednesday, June 20

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Banjo the Laughing Kookaburra @ Animal Encounter Stage Nathan
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Amanda
NOON Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
1 p.m. Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Amanda
2 p.m. Steve the American Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
6 p.m. New! Flemish Giant Rabbit @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
7 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
Thursday, June 21

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Renzo the Prehensile-tailed Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool JoHanna
NOON Gonzo the Panther Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
1 p.m. Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
2 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Caitlyn

*Animal shows may change without notice

Friday, June 22

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Nathan & Sarah
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Caitlyn
NOON Jake the Red-tailed Boa @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
2 p.m. Steve the American Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Nathan
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool JoHanna

*Animal shows may change without notice

Saturday, June 23

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. New! Flemish Giant Rabbit @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool JoHanna
NOON Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
1 p.m. Stella the Striped Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Amanda
2 p.m. Renzo the Prehensile-tailed Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Caitlyn

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sunday, June 24

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Crosby the Two-toed Sloth @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool JoHanna
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake & Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Caitlyn

*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