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Feed the Zoo Animals and Learn How They Eat

August 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

$5 – $25
You can Feed the Zoo Animals and Learn How They Eat by participating in Animal Feedings at Roger Williams Park Zoo.  You’ll find out what animals actually eat and feed some of them yourself!  Whether you are feeding vegetation to the giraffes, fish to the seals or grains to the goats and sheep – it is nutritious and keeps all the animals at the Zoo healthy.  More important the animals love the food, and enjoy seeing you.
Masai Giraffe Feedings
Dates: Memorial Day Weekend through October 1 (weather permitting)
Time:  September 5 – October 1 (11:30 am & 2:30 pm weekends only)
Price: $5 per participant; $4 for current RWP Zoo members
Tickets are available for purchase at the site of the giraffe feeding in the Fabric of Africa, and sold on a first-come, first-served basis, no advanced registration needed.
Please note: A limited number of feedings will be available during each session. Groups may split the food and take turns feeding the animals. Children must be age 3 or older to participate, and be accompanied by an adult.  There are no feedings on June 24 or August 26.
Harbor Seal Feedings
Enjoy a special behind-the-scenes tour of the harbor seal exhibit, and feed the stars of the show, seals Action and Bubba!
Dates: April 1 – May 27 (Saturdays & Sundays)  |  May 28 – September 4 (Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays)  |  September 5 – September 30 (Saturdays & Sundays)
Time: 2:00 pm
Price: $25 per participant. Pre-registration required.
Please note: There are no feedings on June 24 or August 26. Guests must be age 5 or older to participate, and children ages 5-11 must be accompanied by a paying adult. The seal feeding area is not wheelchair accessible.
Roger Williams Park Zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April – September, and until 4pm in the off season.  Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.  Admission is $14.95 for adults, $9.95 for children (ages 2 – 12) and $12.95 for seniors (ages 62+); toddlers age one and younger and Zoo members get in free.
Roger Williams Park Zoo, one of the oldest in the nation, is Rhode Island’s number one outdoor family and tourist attraction and is also a leader in conservation efforts undertaken by a zoo of its size. The Zoo has received numerous awards for environmental education, and conservation work done locally and around the world, caring for species that without human intervention would face certain extinction.  Roger Williams Park Zoo is supported and managed by the Rhode Island Zoological Society and is owned by the City of Providence.


August 12, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$5 – $25


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