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Education Programs

Scheduled Animal Encounters and Training Programs are listed in the zoo map insert. Sea Lion presentations are cancelled until further notice. Daily Programs include Galapagos Tortoise Training (10:30am), Asian Elephant Training (noon) and Ocelot Training (2:30pm). Other Animal Encounters are scheduled at various times and days during the week including Raptor presentations with either a Golden Eagle or Harris Hawk, Lion Training programs and Giraffe Encounters. Giraffe Encounters where you get to feed a giraffe are at 11:00am and 2:30pm and require a $2 token available just outside the Kalahari Research Station. These encounters plus Lion Training presentations at 11:45am are scheduled Saturday and Sundays. From June 4 to through Labor Day, Giraffe Encounters and Lion Training Programs are scheduled Wednesdays to Sundays. Check your map insert when you arrive for times and locations. Because our exhibits are always changing some animals may not be on exhibit when you come to the Zoo. All presentations are subject to cancellation without notice.


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El Paso Zoo's Mission
Our mission is to celebrate the value of animals and natural resources and to create opportunities for people to rediscover their connection to nature.