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Lemur Love Contest
Plus: Special lemur keeper talks on Sat., Sept. 26

Monday, September 14, 2015 9:30 AM - Sunday, September 27, 2015 6:00 PM


Woodland Park Zoo celebrates their leaping lemur species with a two-week contest culminating in a day with special keeper talks. The contest will run from Monday, September 14 to Sunday, September 27 and will give one lucky winner the opportunity to enjoy an up close encounter for four with the ring-tailed lemurs. The contest will be topped off with a day of keeper talks on Saturday, September 26 for all lemur lovers. The day will highlight the two lemur species currently living at the zoo, ring-tailed and red ruffed lemurs.

Lemur Love contest:
Monday, September 14 to Sunday, September 27

Lemur keeper talks:
Saturday, September 26

Ring-tailed lemurs:
11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Red ruffed lemurs:
Noon and 3:00 p.m.

Contest winner announcement:
Week of September 28

Contest Details:
Visitors can enter to win an up close encounter for four with the ring-tailed lemurs by filling out a Lemur Love contest entry form, available at the zoo’s West Entrance and South Entrance, and turning them into either ZooStore between Monday, September 14 and Sunday, September 27.

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Year of the Tiger

Year of the Tiger

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Lunar New Year is celebrated across the globe and 2022 is Year of the Tiger! What better time to harness some positive energy into protecting this endangered species?

Join Woodland Park Zoo in celebrating tigers with talks and programs centered around its resident Malayan tigers, Azul and Bumi.

Swing by a discovery station and enjoy hands-on activities, bio-facts, and fun stories and games highlighting tigers and their habitats.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Tiger Discovery Station
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Yummy Box food truck in West Plaza
10:30 a.m. – noon Rain or Shine Play Time
11:00 a.m. Tiger Talk and Enrichment
noon–2:00 p.m. Tiger Discovery Station
2:00 p.m. Tiger Talk
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Tiger Discovery Station

Year of the Tiger activities will be held at the tiger exhibit or conservation action center in Banyan Wilds, where zoo-goers can be inspired to learn how they can help save wildlife and the forest.

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Woodland Park Zoo saves wildlife and inspires everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives.

Land Acknowledgment

Woodland Park Zoo recognizes that these are the lands of the Tribal signatories of the Treaty of Point Elliott. We acknowledge their stewardship of this place continues to this day and that it is our responsibility to join them to restore the relationship with the living world around us.

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