September 07, 2011
Lions and tigers and bears...and that's just the trick-or-treaters! Boo at the Zoo, a merry, not scary trick-or-treating extravaganza is back at the Baton Rouge Zoo. Wear your best costumes and visit the Zoo on October 15, 16, 22 and 23. Admissions are open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Zoo grounds close at 5 p.m. Regular Zoo admission applies, $7 for adults/teens, $4 for children ages two to 12 and admission is free for children ages one and under.
"What can make trick-or-treating more fun? Animals!" said Zoo Director Phil Frost. "Boo at the Zoo is a great way to experience the Zoo in a different way."
Boo at the Zoo is the premiere trick-or-treating event in Baton Rouge. Take a group photo at the Safari Snapshot photo kiosk and wander through the merry-not-scary hay maze. Penny the Zoo's elephant mascot will also be on grounds to welcome children and pose for pictures. Don't miss the spooky train ride or the popular Boo Den, the Zoo's cave of wonders. Get up-close to our scaly, furry and feathered friends at the EdZOOcation Station.
Smile Stars Pediatric Dentistry joins us this year as our presenting sponsor. Be sure to stop by their treat station for your pair of vampire fangs.
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is a place where people connect with animals, including elephants, giraffes, rhinos and alligators. The world-class Realm of the Tiger is now open featuring highly endangered tigers, Siamang gibbons and beautiful Asian birds. Visitors can enjoy the new Flamingo Cove and Giants of the Islands, featuring the Zoo's Chilean flamingos and Galapagos and Aldabra tortoises, as well as the Safari Playground, the Otter Pond, our exhibit featuring a replicated fishing cabin with underwater viewing of the otters, L'aquarium de Louisiane, Parrot Paradise and KidsZoo. Adults and children can ride the Cypress Bayou Railroad on a scenic ride through the unique Louisiana habitat that surrounds the core Zoo. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you and a better future for all living things.
Visit us at www.brzoo.org
Adults and Teens: $7.00
Children 2-12: $4.00
1 & under: FREE
Admissions open 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Daily
Zoo grounds close at 5 p.m.