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Assiniboine Park Zoo Celebrates Zookeeper Week with Free Activities

July 17, 2015 10:00 AM | News

Assiniboine Park Zoo

Assiniboine Park Zoo (CHRISD.CA FILE)

If you’re heading to the zoo in the next week, there will be some bonus activities for you and the kids.

In honouor National Zookeeper Week, the Assiniboine Park Zoo is celebrating with a few extra activities from July 19 through July 26.

  • Animal Care Station: Daily 12 – 3:30 pm in Gateway to the Arctic. Kids are invited to bring their stuffed animals to the Zoo and have them examined by a Zookeeper and learn fun facts about their animal.
  • Selfie Station: Take a selfie with an Assiniboine Park Zoo Zookeeper
  • Zoo Explorer Hunts: Go on a Zoo Explorer Hunt and earn a special edition Junior Zookeeper button.
  • Animal Encounters: Meet a Zookeeper during one of 15 Animal Encounters offered daily.
  • Meet Winston: Sunday, July 19 Zookeeper Week kicks off with special appearances by Winston, the Zoo’s polar bear mascot.

The Zoo is open from 9 am to 5 pm with extended hours until 8 pm every Wednesday in July. Full details can be found at assiniboineparkzoo.ca.

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