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Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo’s lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle.

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call 202-633-3056.

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo’s small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat.

Thousands of fish species live in the Amazon River Basin. Meet some of them during this feeding in Amazonia.

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo’s Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo’s Amazonia and American Trail exhibits.

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent.

Come hear what it takes to look after the Zoo’s pandas from one of our animal keepers. This demonstration may take place at the red panda OR giant panda yards. Check the board at the entrance to Asia Trail for the exact location.

Watch as keeper staff train our seals or sea lions and learn more about these beautiful marine mammals!

Learn about studies being conducted with animals at the Zoo’s Think Tank exhibit, including orangutans, Allen’s swamp monkeys and Schmidt’s red-tailed monkeys.

¡A, B, C, ardilla, ballena, castor! Son mamíferos – inteligentes y fuertes como tú. Ven a jugar para aprender sobre mamíferos hasta Z, el zorro. Caminaremos para observar y apreciar estos animales en su hábitat del parque Rock Creek.

Different animals have a variety of body coverings. From smooth, moist skin that helps amphibians breathe to the warmth of feathers and fur, we will explore all these body coverings.

Come learn about these furry rodents who are busy in the fall hiding nuts.

Discover the secret world of owls at Huntley Meadows Park. Learn what makes these raptors excellent night predators with a presentation followed by a trail hike to hopefully hear or spot one of Huntley’s resident owls.

There’s nothing like sitting around a campfire under the stars! Join a naturalist for themed songs, stories, games, and of course, s’mores around the fire. Meet at the campfire area by Shelter F on Parking Lot 3 in Black Hill Regional Park. Bring a blanket if it’s chilly. FOBH $5

The whole family is invited to join us at the Gulf Branch fire ring for lots of old-fashioned fun.

This class at Observatory Park at Turner Farm covers basic meteor astronomy including what meteors are, their origins, best time to view, fireball reporting, visual and video observing techniques, movie clips from past meteor storms, how one estimates trajectory and orbits and other instrumental techniques used by amateur meteor observers.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity and stay out late with us at Lake Fairfax Park.

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo’s lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle.

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call 202-633-3056.

Hear from artist Matthew Willey, who will discuss his work on the new Bee Mural outside of the Great Ape House!