Chats are included with regular Zoo admission and availability varies seasonally, so ask for a schedule at the front gate.
All chats are animal, staff and weather dependent.Join the Forests staff for a chat about Alaskan brown bears in front of the exhibit in the Forests area.
Flamingos get their beautiful coloring from their diet of shrimp and other crustaceans.
Kangal dogs are being used in Africa to guard domestic livestock from cheetah predation, which makes killing the cheetahs unnecessary.
Fly over to Flights of Fancy for one of our newest chats about our Southern ground hornbills!
These carnivorous birds have large, strong beaks that help them find fruits and insects in forests, scrubland, and the savanna.
Come check out our newest keeper chat and meet Iris and Lily, our albino Burmese pythons!
Learn all about Iris and Lily from our Desert keepers and their wild counterparts. Kids and adults even have the opportunity to pet her during the chats.
You may hear our five vocal lions from their exhibit in the Plains area. While you experience the pride’s dynamics, find out more about these incredible cats and the challenges they face in Central Africa. See flocks of these big, brightly colored birds fly from destinations across the Zoo — in open air — to The Perch inside our Bicentennial Pavilion. Take a bird's eye view and meet seven species of macaws, including the blue-throated macaw, scarlet macaw, great green macaw: blue-and-gold macaw, military macaw, green-winged macaw and hyacinth macaw.