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Wild Encounters


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Wild Encounters Bactrian Camels

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One hump or two? Go behind the scenes and learn about one of the world's most critically endangered large mammals. You will have the opportunity to get up close to our caravan of camels, including our newest addition, Zuri and learn more about how our keepers care for these animals on a daily basis. Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter. Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Wild Encounters Animal Ambassador

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Join us for an exclusive encounter with some of our Animal Ambassadors. You will have front of the line seats in our newly renovated Waterside Arena where you will have the opportunity to learn the unique care needs of these ambassadors and how we train them for our amazing animal shows. Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter. Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Wild Encounters Malayan Woods

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Join us we guide you through our Malayan Woods Pavilion. This area of the zoo has been closed since March and will only be opened for our special Wild Encounters guests. You will meet our marsh turtles, watch as our giant gourami gets fed, learn about the birds that call this pavilion home, and finally watch one of our clouded leopards receive some fun enrichment. Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter. Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Wild Encounters Western Grey Kangaroo

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Join us as we take you on an up close adventure to meet our kangaroo mob, as well as our Swamp and Bennett's Wallabies. You will have exclusive access into our Kangaroo Walkthrough habitat where you will be able to experience our mob up close and watch them eat their favourite snack! Learn what it takes to care for one of Australia's most iconic marsupials. Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter. Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Wild Encounters Masai Giraffe

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Join us as we take you on an up close adventure to see the world's tallest land mammal and meet the newest member of our zoo family! You will be taken behind the scenes of our giraffe habitat and learn what it takes to care for this iconic African species. Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter. Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Wild Encounters African Savanna Tour

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Experience an African safari without leaving the City on this trek behind the scenes at our eland, and zebra habitats. You will be guided through the Savanna to an exclusive behind-the-scenes barn to learn about how the keepers care for our zebras and eland while they are fed some snacks! You will then be guided to an exclusive area to watch as the World Guinness Record holder, the watusi get some treats!

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter. Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.