I Heart Sacramento Zoo
Sunday, February 13th
On Sunday, February 13th, from 9 am to 4 pm bring your valentine to a special I Heart Sacramento Zoo day organized by the Sacramento Zoo Teen volunteers. The event features valentine-themed animal enrichments, informative talks and activity tables – all included with general admission.
Some of the scheduled enrichments will include scented valentine cards for the lemurs and a special piñata celebrating Val-lynn-tine, the giraffe’s sweet 16th birthday.
Schedule of Animal Enrichments:
9:30 am Orangutan
10:00 am Chimpanzee
10:30 am Reptile House
11:00 am Black & white ruffed lemur
11:30 am Giraffe
12:00 pm Sumatran tiger
12:30 pm Spotted hyena
1:00 pm Ground hornbill
1:30 pm Thick-billed parrots
2:00 pm Giant anteater
2:30 pm Kangaroo & Emu
3:00 pm Lion
Looking for the perfect Valentine’s gift? A Zoo parent package is a great gift to show you care. The special Valentine Lion package includes a personalized certificate of Zoo Parenthood, name recognition on Zoo Parent showcase for one year, invitation to Zoo Parent picnic, 5x7 lion photo, plush “be mine” lion and more for only $50.
Zoo Teens are 13 to 19-year-old volunteers interested in animals, the earth, and the community who spend their weekends at the Sacramento Zoo. Zoo Teens develop their own ideals, views, and passions to encourage Zoo patrons become better stewards of the Earth. I Heart Sacramento Zoo will give the teen volunteers experience communicating with the public and offer visitors an opportunity to learn more about the Zoo’s unique animals.
Sacramento Zoo -- Wildly Inspiring!
Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to over 450 native, rare and endangered animals and is one of over 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Located near the corner of Land Park Drive and Sutterville Road in William Land Park, the Zoo is wholly managed by the non-profit Sacramento Zoological Society. This Sacramento treasure inspires conservation awareness through education and recreation. Open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, general admission is $11.00; children ages 2-11 are $7.00 and one and under are admitted free. Parking is free throughout the park or ride Regional Transit bus #6. For information, call 916-808-5888 or visit saczoo.org.
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