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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. 

Animals on Stage

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tues, April 19

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Davi Ann
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wed, April 20

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara and Davi Ann
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thurs. April 21

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
2 p.m. Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara and Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg

*Animal shows may change without notice

Friday, April 22

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
2 p.m. Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sat, April 23

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg
NOON Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
1 p.m. Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
2 p.m. Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sun, April 24

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake
NOON Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
1 p.m. Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah and Sara
2 p.m. Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Mon, April 25

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Skunk @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
2 p.m. Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

Tues, April 26

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Bobcat @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah and Meg
2 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg

*Animal shows may change without notice

Wed, April 27

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Missy
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
2 p.m. Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Thurs, April 28

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Alyssa
2 p.m. Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
3 p.m. Penguins @ Penguin Pool Sara

*Animal shows may change without notice

Fri, April 29

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah
NOON Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Meg
2 p.m. Porcupine @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Sarah

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sat, April 30

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Screech Owl @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren
NOON Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma and Meg
1 p.m. Armadillo @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
2 p.m. Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Sarah
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Jake

*Animal shows may change without notice

Sun, May 1

Zookeeper
10:30 a.m. Alligator @ Animal Encounter Stage Emma
11 a.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Meg
NOON Johnny the Serval @ Animal Encounter Stage Sara and Emma
1 p.m. Chameleon @ Animal Encounter Stage Stephanie
2 p.m. Macaw @ Animal Encounter Stage Jake
3 p.m. Eat That Fish! @ Penguin Pool Lauren

*Animal shows may change without notice

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