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Quintin and his parents watch as Sea Turtle Healing Center Coordinator Jess Patterson examines Amaretto the green sea turtle.

Forming Connections Through Education

Connecting children to nature is one of the main focuses of almost all our Education department’s programming. Our Education team strives to give our students those moments by immersing students in habitats, encounters or activities.

Jennifer points to stingray for education program

Zoo Learning in the Age of COVID-19

During this unprecedented time, we have made many adjustments to keep students learning and engaged with health and safety top of mind.

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Egg Drops & Escape Trails: Looking Forward to This Year’s Winter Camps

Don’t miss out on all of the fun at this year’s Winter Camps!

Zookeeper Jaime shows off an arm tattoo

Zoo Tattoos: Jaime

Some of Jaime’s tattoos are fowl. Another is a real hoot.

Sarah with fish tattoo

Zoo Tattoos: Sarah

Sarah brings her love for the ocean wherever she goes.

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4 Awesome Adventures You Can Only Have at Zoo Camp

From animal encounters to high-flying adventures, Zoo camp is the most fun you’ll have all summer! Here’s a mere handful of the unforgettable experiences that await your camper.

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What is AZA Accreditation?

This weekend, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced our accreditation has been renewed for another five years. What does this distinction mean for you, our community and the planet?

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Teens Saving Wildlife One Face at a Time

By painting faces and selling pastries, our Zoo Teens have raised a staggering amount of cash to help elephants, sea turtles, snakes, frogs and other imperiled wildlife across six continents.