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Watermelon Wednesdays Throughout July

Date: Every Wednesday until July 26, 2023
8:00 am — 2:00 pm

Catch your favorite Zoo animals enjoying a slice of summer!

Every Wednesday in July, Reid Park Zoo will be providing special enrichment that are all centered around the classic pink and green summer treat, watermelon!

Enjoy seeing the giraffe’s lick up pulverized watermelons in popsicles, meerkats run through frozen melon tunnels, and elephants smash watermelons whole!

In addition to providing fun hydration and exercise, these sweet treats encourage the animals to use natural skills and behaviors such as foraging and problem solving.

Joining in the fun on Wednesday, July 26? Here’s the schedule of festivities:  

8:30 a.m. – Elephant

9 a.m. – Aldabra tortoise

9:30 a.m. – Zebra/ostrich

10 a.m. – Giraffe

10:30 a.m. – Tapir

11 a.m. – Grizzly Bear