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March Events at the Zoo 
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March Events at the Zoo

February 14, 2013

BATON ROUGE, La.-BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is a great place to spend the day with family and friends in March.  Don't miss out on Spring Green at the Zoo March 16 as well as our ongoing programs such as Safari Night and Zoo & Me Mornings.

Spring Green at the Zoo
Join us March 16 as we celebrate being "green". Learn what you can do to help wild animals and wild places at special amphitheatre programs. Games and crafts will also be available for children. www.brzoo.org or 225.775.3877 for more information.

Spring Zoo Camp
What could be more fun during spring break holiday than hanging out with the animals? Zoo Camp includes behind-the-scenes tours of the animals, interactive activities and a fun way for kids to learn about the great outdoors and the animals that live there. Register at www.brzoo.org/zoocamp
Ages 6-12
March 25-29
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fee is $110/week per child ($132 out-of-parish)
Early drop off 7:30 a.m. and late pick up until 5:30 p.m. no additional fee

Ongoing:
Zoo & Me Mornings
Held the second Tuesday of every month, this program is designed for 3 to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Programs are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together. $18/child with one parent or guardian. $30/2 children with one parent or guardian. Click here for Pre-Registration.

Safari Night
Have you ever wondered what the Zoo is like at night? Safari Night programs show you night-life at the Zoo and are available for group reservations on Fridays and Saturdays, year-round. Your Safari Guide will lead your group on walking tours of the Zoo. Designed for your group of 15-30 people, you'll learn all about the Zoo's animals through hands-on activities and animal encounters. All participants receive a Safari Night T-shirt. Enjoy a continental breakfast and the experience of serving breakfast to a Zoo animal!  Cost: $30/person; minimum of 15 people. Pre-registration required. For more information please click here .

Birthday Parties at the Zoo
Have your next birthday party at the Zoo! Your birthday package includes all day access to the Zoo, a private party room for one and a half hours, animal theme decorations, table wear, cake, ice cream, punch and a train ride. $125 for a party of 8. Party room holds approximately 30 people. Saturdays and Sundays only. Book your birthday party here.

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 features 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.

Visit us at www.brzoo.org

Admission:
Adults and Teens: $8.25
Seniors: $7.25
Children 2-12: $5.25
1 & under: FREE

Hours:
Admissions open 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Daily
Zoo grounds close at 5 p.m.
Gate and grounds open 1 hour later on weekends April through August.

 

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