News release from the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo:
“Animals Got Talent” at the Zoo Thursday
(June 25, 2014) – Hollywood’s got nothing on the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s animals – each has unique “talents” that help it survive. On Thursday, June 26 from 10 AM – 3 PM, kids can explore zoo animal talents and see how they measure up.
Activity Stations include:
- Mimic sea lion behaviors
- Test your vision with a pair of “hawk eyes”
- Create a monkey “tail” to wear
- Pounce like a serval
Kids will vote for the most talented animal at the zoo exit. All Animals Got Talent activities are free with zoo admission.
About the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is northeast Indiana’s largest tourist attraction, hosting more than 500,000 guests annually. The zoo was voted Indiana’s #1 “Gotta-Do Summer Attraction” and is consistently named one of the nation’s Top Ten Zoos for Kids by national media outlets.
The zoo is a conservation leader, contributing more than $80,000 annually to local, regional, and international efforts to protect wild animals and habitats, and participating in cooperative management programs for 15 endangered species.
As a self-supporting facility, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo receives no tax dollars for operations. The zoo’s operations are funded entirely by earned revenue and donations.
The zoo is open 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily through October 12, 2014. Admission is $14.00 for adults; $10.50 for seniors age 60+; and $9.00 for children ages 2-18. Babies age 1 and under and Zoo Society Members are admitted free.