Teachers enjoy workshop at the Zoo on 3/20/10

Tucson teachers spent some quality time at the Zoo this weekend at a FREE hands-on workshop hosted by Zoo Education staff. The teachers took home curricula to use in their classrooms AND will bring their students to the Zoo this fall to try out some of the activities they enjoyed.  If you’re a teacher of… read more

Manzanita students help enrich Zoo animals

Second grade students from Manzanita Elementary have been busy preparing treats for the Zoo’s primates–cotton mopheads with Fruit Loops cereal tied to each string!  The mandrills, gibbons, and macaques use their handy opposable thumbs and fingers to comb through the mops and pick out the treats.  Projects like these keep students AND Zoo animals busy… read more

Peek “Behind-the-Scenes” on 11/28/09

Do you have guests in town over Thanksgiving weekend?  Burn off those pumpkin pie calories at 3:00 on Saturday, November 28, 2009 with a Behind-the-Scenes tour at the Zoo, and discover the rewards and challenges of caring for over 500 exotic animals every day!  The tour is just $15.00 per person ($10.00 for Zoo Members). … read more