- Lunch and Learn
Lunch and Learn
All Sales for Special Events Have Been Suspended in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Sales will resume at a later date.
Our three new "Lunch and Learn" programs last an hour to an hour-and-a-half and begin at noon. They are available on weekdays only. Each program includes lunch for up to two people and the Zoo professional, as well as a brief behind-the-scenes experience. Participants must be at least 16 years old.
Lunch and Learn With a Zoo Vet
This program includes a tour of the Zoo’s veterinary hospital and Valerie H. Schindler Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.
Lunch and Learn With a Zoo Curator
Learn how these professionals oversee the well-being of the Zoo’s animals. This program includes lunch with one of the following: Curator of Behavioral Management, Curator of Birds; Curator of Horticulture, Curator of Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, and Invertebrates; Curator of Mammals (Elephants & Rhinos); Curator of Mammals (Apes/Monkeys, Cats and Bears).
Lunch and Learn With Zookeeper
Learn some of the ins and outs of zookeeping at a major zoo.
Keeper choices are:
Avian (bird) Keeper
Canid (wolves and foxes) Keeper
Felide (cats) Keeper
Great Ape Keeper
Hoofed Animal Keeper
Reptile and Amphibian Keeper
Seal and Sea Lion Keeper