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Zookeeper Appreciation Weekend

Celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park

Join us at the NEW Zoo Saturday July 25 & Sunday July 26 between 11am-2pm to meet a Zookeeper and to learn what Zookeepers do! Kids 10 & under can experience a hands-on workshop, where they will perform all the tasks that a Zookeeper does on a regular basis. This event is free with paid admission and each child will receive a junior Zookeeper certificate.   Donations are welcomed and will go towards the animals’ enrichment (toys) fund. Come out and have a WILD time!

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Zookeeper Appreciation Weekend

Celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park

Join us at the NEW Zoo Saturday July 25 & Sunday July 26 between 11am-2pm to meet a Zookeeper and to learn what Zookeepers do! Kids 10 & under can experience a hands-on workshop, where they will perform all the tasks that a Zookeeper does on a regular basis. This event is free with paid admission and each child will receive a junior Zookeeper certificate.   Donations are welcomed and will go towards the animals’ enrichment (toys) fund. Come out and have a WILD time!

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New Baby Lynx on Display

Edmond, the Canada lynx kitten, is ready to greet his fans!! Visitors can see the adorable kitten on exhibit for one hour daily from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. during the month of July. The kitten is approaching his 2nd month of life and is just beginning to explore his surroundings. Mother lynx, Lucy, is […]

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Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction

Accredited zoos and aquariums are saving more than 30 endangered species and the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park plays a role in the effort. Silver Spring, Maryland (November 6, 2014) – As American families prepare for the annual ritual of giving thanks this November, they can add to their list of things to be thankful […]

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Red Wolf pups born at the NEW Zoo!

The red wolf pups are ready to greet their fans!! The six pups, who were born on 5/22/14, spent their first month sleeping, eating and growing and rarely left the nest box. Now that they are almost two months old, the youngsters have become much more active and are happily exploring their surroundings. The four […]

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Summer Hours & Wild Wednesdays Return

Summer Hours for the NEW Zoo Beginning June 1st, the NEW Zoo will be open 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. seven days a week!  Summer is here and that means our hours are extended until 8 p.m. each night. Stop by and see some old friends and make new ones! Enjoy a walk through the […]

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