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WE ARE OPEN TO ALL VISITORS! After more than 100 days of being closed, we have finally re-opened and are welcoming visitors from 10 am-4 pm every day! We can’t wait to see you!

Masks will be required while on-grounds, as well as social distancing measures. Visit UticaZoo.org/prepare for full details.

African Lion Encounter

April 16, 2019


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Go inside the Lions Den for a behind the scenes African Lion Encounter! Meet our lions Donovan, Murphy, and Coky face to face and see how our keepers use specialized training to feed and keep the big cats healthy and happy!

$1,000 total for up to 5 people and zoo admission is included. ($750 of the $1,000 is a tax-deductible donation).

One African Lion encounter is offered per week. No personal cameras are allowed.

Ready to book your African Lion Encounter? Click the BOOK NOW button below! Guests must book their encounters at least one week in advance.  Animal Encounters last approximately 30 minutes and are overseen by a member of our Animal Care Staff who can answer all of your questions. All encounter sales are final. Encounters may be rescheduled no less than 48 hours in advance of the encounter date.

 


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