Animal Encounter Shows

Animal Encounter Shows

Wild Safari Theater & Animal Encounter Stage

Come experience animals closer than ever before at the Wild Safari Theater or Animal Encounter Stage! 

The Wild Safari Theater and the Animal Encounter Stage give guests a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet their favorite animals up close and talk with real zookeepers.  With multiple shows daily and over 20 animals rotating through the schedule make sure to stop by during your next visit to the Zoo.  Show schedules are subject to change, please see show time boards located by the Zoo Map for updated schedules.

Tiger Keeper Chat

Do you have questions about tigers? Our Tiger Keeper Chats are the perfect place to ask them. 

During our Tiger Keeper Chats zookeepers will tell you all about our Sumatran tigers, Axl and Kumar. Tiger Keeper Chats are located at Tiger Encounter. Tiger Keeper Chats do not take place everyday. Please see show time boards located by the Zoo Map in front of the Wild Safari Theater for daily schedules. 

Eat that Fish

Hang out with everyone's favorite flightless bird! 

Eat That Fish is an interactive encounter during penguins feedings. Guests are assigned a penguin to watch and keep track of how many fish that penguins eats during the feeding. If you get the number correct there might even be a prize in store. Check show time boards for Eat That Fish schedules. 

*Animal shows may change without notice

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