Have you ever wanted to experience wild animals up-close? Now you can by attending one of our Close Encounters demonstrations! This program provides unique and engaging on-site animal experiences to Minnesota Zoo guests. Special animal enrichment and training demonstrations are emphasized during Close Encounters, providing guests with one-on-one opportunities to interact with our zookeepers and observe, or even touch, our wildlife.

Close Encounters occur every day, throughout the day, in all areas of the Zoo. With a growing collection of animals and an average of six daily Close Encounters presentations, this program offers something for everyone!

10:30 Incredible Creatures in Discovery Bay Stadium
11:00 Animal Training in Discovery Bay Stadium
1:30 Meet a Creepy Crawly at Colobus Monkey (TT)
2:30 Meet a Lizard at South Entrance
3:00 Animal Training at Second Floor Discovery Bay- West Hallway

Program Details

  • Date: 12/14/2017
  • Time: 10:30 AM

Event Details:

Date: 12/14/2017
Time: 10:30 am-3:00 pm