Chaffee Zoo Egg Hunt

March 20, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
ZOO ANIMALS HAVE GREAT EGGSPECTATIONSSaturday, March 22 is the Fresno Chaffee Zoo's Great Eggspectations, a special egg hunt for the animals! On this eggs-tra special day, many of the Zoo's animals will search for dozens of decorated eggs and bright melons.

The animal's eggs-cellent adventures are part of the Zoo's enrichment program which is designed to stimulate natural behaviors in the animals such as foraging and play. All activities are free with Zoo admission.

WHERE:
Fresno Chaffee Zoo located in Roeding Park at 894 W. Belmont Avenue

WHEN:
Saturday, March 22, 2008

Animals will receive treats based on the following schedule:
9:30 Giraffes
10:00 Orangutans and siamangs
10:30 Warthogs
11:00 Red wolves
11:30 Australian Aviary birds
12:00 Elephants
12:30 Galapagos tortoises
1:00 Tigers
1:30 Sarus cranes
2:00 Kangaroos
2:30 Coati
3:00 Red-ruffed lemurs

WHY:
Enrichment activities happen every day at Fresno Chaffee Zoo including several holiday themed events. Enrichment promotes natural animal behavior, keeps animals mentally stimulated, and provides added enjoyment for visitors.

For more information call (559) 498-5910
Or visit www.fresnochaffeezoo.com

Fresno Chaffee Zoo is open every day of the year from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. General admission during regular Zoo hours is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children 2-11 and seniors 62+, and children under 2 and Fresno Chaffee Zoo members are free. The mission of Fresno Chaffee Zoo is to provide a fun, unique and up-close experience that strengthens the bond between people and wildlife. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).


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