DAILY KEEPER CHATS - SUMMER SEASON

Staff will be available daily at the following times and locations throughout the summer season to chat with guests and answer questions about the animals they care for and the role they play at the zoo

 

10:15 am

COUGAR TRAINING DEMO at CAT CANYON

Watch as animal care staff work with one the cougars in a unique training demo

10:30 am

​AMBASSADOR ANIMAL at NATURE PLAY SPACE

Owls, snakes, hedgehogs, tortoises and many more!

Meet the animals that represent the zoo in a variety of educational roles

12:30 pm

OTTERS at KANSAS WATERS

Learn more about what keeps the otters splishin' and splashin' at Kansas Waters

1:00 pm

TRUMPETER SWANS at the POND

Find out what it takes to take care of these awesome water fowl and more

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS - WEEKENDS

Weekend feeding encounters take place weather permitting and animals willing, and allow zoo guests to purchase "keeper approved" food and experience a close encounter with some of the zoo's animal ambassadors.

Your purchase supports the care of all the animals at Lee Richardson Zoo and helps maintain our zoo as a world class accredited facility. 

GIRAFFE ENCOUNTERS

Saturday & Sundays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Price: $2 for 1 encounter or $5 for 3

RHINO ENCOUNTERS

Saturday & Sundays from 2:30pm to 3:00pm

Price: $5 for 1 encounter or $10 for 3

312 E Finnup Drive

Garden City, KS 67846

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