Franklin park zoos valentine celebration

This season of love, celebrate anew with Franklin Park Zoo’s Valentine Celebration. Slated from February 13-20, the event would feature animals and their ‘ significant other’ in festivities that everyone would surely enjoy. The mood for love gets fueled as guests would get to see adorable animals, together with their special someone, play their couple part this month. Not only that, you can also get to bring your pet and let them get in on all the fun and experience the joy of it all. Where else is a better place for them to find their possible ‘ valentine’ than at Franklin Park Zoo.
The park will be crowning this year’s “ Zoo Sweetheart 2010” base on who among the animals receives the most valentines. A winner will also get a chance to go in a behind-the scenes tour of the Zoo with the whole family. ‘ Catching Joy’ would feature a craft hands-on table where children could create their own valentine artworks on two Saturdays, February 13 and 20, inside the Tropical Forest from 1: 00p. m.-4: 00p. m. Zookeepers would also join in through various activities and encounters where people would get a chance to chat with them and answer questions. Make sure to bring your thinking cap and try to stomp them with questions regarding your favorite animals. Get to know more about the animals’ habitat, trivia and meet the zoo’s favorite residents up close and personal.
Daily activities within the week include a valentine dating activity for the animals at the Tropical Forest which starts from 10: 00 a. m. till 4: 00 p. m. From 11: 00 a. m. learn more about the interesting information on one of the most romantic creatures at Bird’s World Building. Daily story time starts at 11: 30 a. m. at the Hippo Theater situated inside Tropical Forest. Afterwards, raise your awareness regarding wildlife and the proper conservation of the earth by seeping in all the knowledge at the biofacts area. This is designed to raise consciousness not only among children but with adults as well. While at it, visit the ring-tailed lemur exhibit nearby. The gorillas, one of the most beloved primates are also featured from 2: 00 p. m. with a zookeeper for an encounter at the Gorilla Exhibit. A zookeeper would also talk about the animals that call Franklin Farm home at 3: 00 p. m.
Think out of the box (or out of the restaurant) and take your date and the entire family to the Zoo. The week’s activities would surely grab the attention of everyone regardless of the age. Enjoy looking at the charming animals as they show you how to love in the animal world. Be captivated by the various activities that will encourage not only fun but includes learning at the same time. Bring your dearly loved pet and let them feel that February is for them too. Surprise yourself and that special someone. Franklin Park Zoo is sure to be more than your usual romantic escapade.