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Grand Opening Celebration: Bamboo Forest Reserve
Phase One Now Completed!

Sat, 4 May, 2013 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Celebrate with us as we officially debut Phase One of the Bamboo Forest Reserve exhibit complex! Visit squealing Asian small-clawed otters, a tropical aviary and kid’s nature play area, all bringing to life the sounds, smells and sights of the Asian tropical forest.

Opening Day activities include: 

  • Visit the new Asian small-clawed otters, tropical aviary and kids’ nature play area
  • Don’t miss your chance to see the new sloth bear cubs!
  • Get your photo taken with an otter mascot
  • Free otter stickers
  • Keeper talks
  • Purchase a kid’s meal at the Rain Forest Food Pavilion and get a free Otter Pop!
  • Turn your hand into otter art with Handimals, or get a caricature of yourself as an otter zookeeper
  • Crafts and bouncy houses for the kids
  • Live music by Johnny Bregar
  • Performance, games and giveaways from Radio Disney

Complete schedule to come. We hope to see you there!

About the exhibit

Phase One of the Bamboo Forest Reserve is the opening chapter of a dynamic, new exhibit complex at the heart of Woodland Park Zoo. With your continued support, we will be able to complete fundraising for the second and final phase of the exhibit complex, which will bring new homes for Malayan tigers and sloth bears at the zoo. Join us now!


Fees: Free with zoo admission or membership.
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