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October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely
Feed the tortoise some of his favorite foods, and brush his shell.
Step off the African Boardwalk and into the Tortoise Habitat to meet the Zoo’s sulcata tortoise! This experience includes the opportunity to learn about the tortoise from an Animal Adventure Guide, feed the tortoise some of his favorite food, and brush his shell.
Adults and children ages 13 & over: (Children under 12 years of age are NOT permitted for this Zoo Experience).
- No more than six (6) guests per encounter
- One ticket required per guest.
- Children ages 5 through 15 must be accompanied by a ticketed adult on a 3 child: 1 adult ratio.
- Purchase online, in advance.
*Prices do not include Zoo admission. Zoo admission tickets are required for each tour attendee and must be purchased separately.
*Note: In the event of rain the encounter may have to be slightly adjusted or rescheduled.
Cancellations must be emailed 48 hours in advance to program date. We do not offer refunds, but will try to reschedule if necessary.
We cannot guarantee you will get to touch the animals or guarantee any specific activities due to the needs of our animals and the variability of their behavior.