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

Monday, April 24

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON NEW Baby Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
2 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tuesday, April 25

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Amazing Animal Adaptations @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Fez the Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Haley

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wednesday, April 26

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
11 a.m. Eat That fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON NEW Laughing Kookaburra @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
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

Thursday, April 27

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON NEW Baby Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
2 p.m. Fez the Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Haley

*Animal shows may change without notice

Friday, April 28

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Haley
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON NEW Laughing Kookaburra @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
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, April 29

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Haley
2 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sunday, April 30

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Stella the Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake
NOON Fez the Three-banded Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
2 p.m. Johnny the African Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Sara
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400