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Greater Hewitt Chamber, Cameron Park Zoo partnering to offer virtual field trips

Posted at 8:32 PM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 21:32:24-04

The Greater Hewitt Chamber and Cameron Park Zoo are partnering to offer virtual field trips.

The purpose is to give children a fun way to learn about conservation while remaining at home.

The field trips will be filmed weekly and focus on various animals, from tigers to otters.

The series will begin on Friday, April 10 and can be found on Cameron Park Zoo's Facebook page.

Full schedule:

  • Apr 10 at 9:30 a.m. – Let’s talk Tigers. Discover what it takes to be a carnivore zookeeper. Join Katrinna as she takes you to meet our Sumatran Tigers Maharani, Kucing, and Bimo.
  • Apr 17 @ 11 a.m. – Join Emily as she obtains weights on our Elephants and Rhinos. Learn why getting routine weights on our animals helps us monitor their health.
  • Apr 24 @ 2 p.m. - Lunchtime with the Otters, Mt Lion and Bears - oh my! Zookeeper, Margaret, will tell you about the special diets she serves up for these animals.
  • May 1 - 9:30 a.m. - Rays of sunshine on these gray days - Join Brittanie and Alexia as they go for a swim with our stingrays. Listen and learn about how they care for our rays here at the zoo. During your salty adventure learn some fun stingray facts and get a sneak peek at the newest members to our ray family here at the zoo