Bear Awareness Day

May 14, 2016 - 10:00am to 02:00pm

Zoo keepers are highlighting the zoo's bears this week with Bear Awareness Day on Saturday, May 14. There will be keeper talks, educational displays and special animal enrichment items. At the black bear exhibit we will be highlighting living with local wildlife and bear safety with a campsite for the bears to explore. Polar bears will have a snow delivery, an afternoon feeding and information about climate change. Sun bears will be enjoying special enrichment as well, with a keeper talk discussing the impact of palm oil production.


  • Black bear keeper talk at upper viewing - 10 a.m.
  • Sun bear keeper talk - 11 a.m.
  • Polar keeper talk - 2 p.m.