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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. 

*Animal shows may change without notice

Animals on Stage

Sat, June 11

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Lauren & Meg
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake
NOON Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sun, June 12

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

*Animal shows may change without notice

Mon, June 13

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Meg
1 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann & Lauren
2 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tues, June 14

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
1 p.m. Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Sarah
2 p.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah & Lauren
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wild Wednesday, June 15

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Lauren
1 p.m. NEW! Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Emma
2 p.m. Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
6 p.m. NEW! Amazing Animal Adaptations @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
7 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thurs, June 16

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. NEW! Amazing Animal Adaptations @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg
NOON Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
1 p.m. Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Meg
2 p.m. NEW! Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg

*Animal shows may change without notice

Fri, June 17

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
1 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
2 p.m. Renzo the Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sat, June 18

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
1 p.m. NEW! Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah & Emma
2 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sun, June 19

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

*Animal shows may change without notice

Mon, June 20

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
1 p.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Lauren
2 p.m. Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tues, June 21

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
1 p.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Lauren
2 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wild Wednesday, June 22

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann & Meg
1 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Lauren
2 p.m. NEW! Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Sarah
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
6 p.m. NEW! Amazing Animal Adaptations @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
7 p.m. Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thur, June 23

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. NEW! Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Sarah
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
1 p.m. Renzo the Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Calvin the Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Fri, June 24

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. NEW! Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Sarah
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara
NOON Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
1 p.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Gonzo the Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sat, June 25

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Education Animal @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Fez the Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
1 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
2 p.m. Apollo the Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara & Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sun, June 26

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Scout the Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Renzo the Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
1 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Lauren
2 p.m. NEW! Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma & Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

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