BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//http://www.elpasozoo.org///NONSGML kigkonsult.se iCalcreator 2.10.15// METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT UID:20160206T131733MST-3430x6CA0h@http://www.elpasozoo.org/ DTSTAMP:20160206T201733Z DESCRIPTION:Galapagos Tortoise Training Program The El Paso Zoo is one of t he few zoos in the country that offers daily Galapagos tortoise training s essions.  Every day at 10:45am a keeper will enter the exhibit and demonst rate how our male tortoises\, Potato Head and Elvis\, have been trained to open their mouths and move towards a target.  The target device is typica lly a long stick with a small ball attached at the end that is used as poi nter during the training session.  Like all training sessions having anima ls trained to make special behaviors on command helps keepers check on eac h animal's health.   Tasty treats like pieces of fruit and vegetables are given as rewards and the behaviors stimulate the animals thought processes important to their physiological and mental well-being.   We recommend th at you wait in the shade of the Reptile House while you wait for the progr am to begin. DTSTART:20140711T104500Z DTEND:20140711T110500Z LOCATION:El Paso Zoo (4001 East Paisano Drive\, El Paso\, TX 79905\, USA) SUMMARY:Galapagos Training END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR