Saving Species Across Africa
This event is included with Zoo admission. Event activities run from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Come discover how the North Carolina Zoo is impacting species from Africa at home and in the wild. All event activities will take place from 10:00 am-2:00 pm unless specifically mentioned:
- Complimentary giraffe deck, donations accepted, and giraffe education station from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. event day only
- Bring in an old cell phone, tablet, iPod or MP3 player for recycling to the Gorilla exhibit and exchange your device for a “Gorillas on the line” Tee Shirt.- First 400 people! Thank you to Boost and Cricket wireless for their support!
- Visit our rhinos and come learn about our rhino conservation programs and Addra gazelles and explore animal biofacts
- Watch our lions find a paper mache zebra and see their predatory skills in action at 1:00 p.m. and visit the predator and prey education cart
- Take a baboon selfie near our baboon habitat
- Learn about our elephants and see how much and what these majestic beauties eat in a day
- Go on a vulture scavenger hunt in Kidzone and play a rhino themed ring toss game
- Enjoy a bird encounter at 11:00 a.m. at the animal encounter stage near gorilla
- Look for our mascot animals around Africa and enjoy getting your picture taken with them