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March 02, 2012

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo: News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                 For more information:
March 2, 2012                                               Mary Woods
                                                                  p: 225.775.3877



BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo announced Spring Zoo Camp
Zoo invites children to enjoy their school break with the animals

BATON ROUGE, La.-BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is accepting reservation for Spring Zoo Camp, scheduled April 2-6.

What could be more fun during spring break holiday than hanging out with the animals? Spring is a great time to visit the Zoo and learn what being a naturalist is all about. These young explorers will use their imaginations and learn skills to find animal homes, track animals and discover how plants and animals survive in the natural world. These age-appropriate, engaging, down-in-the-dirt activities provide a wonderful foundation for future learning and experience in the great outdoors.

Ages 6-12
April 2-6
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fee is $100/week per child ($120 out-of-parish)
Early drop off 7:30 a.m. and late pick up until 5:30 p.m. no additional fee


About the Zoo:

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 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.


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Adults and Teens: $8.25

Seniors: $7.25

Children 2-12: $5.25

1 & under: FREE



Admissions open 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Daily

Zoo grounds close at 5 p.m.



Fun Fact
A group of pelicans is called a pod.
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