Party for the Planet

Party for the Planet

Saturday, April 20, 2013


Guests Enjoyed Eco-Themed Enrichment for Earth Day

We celebrated the Saturday before Earth Day 2013 with a full day of free animal enrichment! Visitors followed the fun as species through the zoo ripped apart edible piñatas featuring environmental themes from CTA buses to the globe itself.

Piñata Schedule

  • 9 a.m. Eurasian Lynx Exhibit at Kovler Lion House (Members Only)
  • 9:45 a.m. Black Bear Exhibit at Pritzker Family Children's Zoo (Members Only)
  • 10 a.m. Gorilla Exhibit at Regenstein Center for African Apes
  • 11 a.m. Lion Exhibit at Kovler Lion House
  • Noon Farm-in-the-Zoo
  • 1 p.m. Outdoor Hyena Exhibit at Regenstein African Journey
  • 2 p.m. Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit
  • 3 p.m. White-Cheeked Gibbon Exhibit at the Helen Brach Primate House
  • 4 p.m. Dwarf Mongoose Exhibit inside Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House