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Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call Natalie Sutton at 202-633-3061. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Nature Cubs Preschool Series: Sing Along Zoo (Ages 2-3; Friday Session)

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Children and their adult caretaker will learn about a new animal each week. Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge. January 17-February 14: Sing Along Zoo: Old McDonald had a ... Zoo?!  Join us to discover all about the real animals behind your favorite songs! From the animals on Old McDonald's farm to five little speckled frogs and monkeys chasing weasels, we're singing and dancing our way through the Zoo! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center, Classroom 3. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/nature-cubs-sing-along-zoo-0. Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Zoo Tunes: Frog Hop (Ages 0-2)

Nothing gets infants and toddlers moving like music — especially when it is all animal-themed. Zoo Tunes is an interactive music and movement class for our youngest Zoo-goers and their parents and caregivers. "Frog Hop" features songs that will help us hop, jump and leap like our favorite frogs. Please note: Zoo Tunes does not include visits to an animal exhibit or any live animal contact. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank Classroom. Cost: Adult and one child: $14 for FONZ Members; $17.50 for non-members. Additional participants (adult or child): $5/person. Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/zoo-tunes-frog-hop. Related Events: An identical section of this class meets Thursday, January 23. Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Clouded Leopard Cubs on Exhibit

Watch as the Zoo's two clouded leopard cubs, Jilian and Paitoon, explore their habitat. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Amazon Fish Feeding

Stop by the lower pools in Amazonia for the morning fish feed.  Freshwater stingrays, piranhas, or pacu may be fed during this demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red or Giant Panda Keeper Chat

Did you know that "panda" means bamboo-footed, or bamboo eater?  Hear from one of the zookeepers who cares for the giant pandas and red pandas found along Asia Trail. Check the board at the giant panda exhibit, or along Asia Trail to find out the exact location of today's demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Zoo Tunes: Frog Hop (Ages 0-2)

Nothing gets infants and toddlers moving like music — especially when it is all animal-themed. Zoo Tunes is an interactive music and movement class for our youngest Zoo-goers and their parents and caregivers. "Frog Hop" features songs that will help us hop, jump and leap like our favorite frogs. Please note: Zoo Tunes does not include visits to an animal exhibit or any live animal contact. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank Classroom. Cost: Adult and one child: $14 for FONZ Members; $17.50 for non-members. Additional participants (adult or child): $5/person. Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/zoo-tunes-frog-hop. Related Events: An identical section of this class meets Thursday, January 23. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Zoo Tunes: Frog Hop (Ages 0-2)

Nothing gets infants and toddlers moving like music — especially when it is all animal-themed. Zoo Tunes is an interactive music and movement class for our youngest Zoo-goers and their parents and caregivers. "Frog Hop" features songs that will help us hop, jump and leap like our favorite frogs. Please note: Zoo Tunes does not include visits to an animal exhibit or any live animal contact. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank Classroom. Cost: Adult and one child: $14 for FONZ Members; $17.50 for non-members. Additional participants (adult or child): $5/person. Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/zoo-tunes-frog-hop. Related Events: An identical section of this class meets Thursday, January 23. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Electric Fishes Keeper Talk & Feeding

Join a zookeeper in Amazonia's Field Station exhibit to learn about electric eels and fishes. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

CANCELED - Gorilla Keeper Chat

Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Cost: Free. Friday, January 24, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers at the tiger yard, located along Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Charla con Cuidador de Los Gatos Grandes

Habla con un cuidador de los animales que cuida a los leones y tigres en frente a la exhibición de tigres, ubicado a lo largo del Circulo de Gatos Grandes, directamente detrás del carrusel. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Circulo de Gatos Grandes, directamente detrás del carrusel. Cost: Gratis y abierto al público. Friday, January 24, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Giant Panda Feeding

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive their afternoon meal inside of the Giant Panda House. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, inside the Giant Panda House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

CANCELED - Primate Enrichment Talk

Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House (inside). Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 24, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Family-friendly Kid Tours

Tours specifically for families with young children (ages 4 to 7) are available on a walk-up basis on the second Sunday and the fourth Saturday of every month at 9:45 a.m. Children can learn about animals in a fun classroom session followed by a one-hour tour of the upper Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Tours leave from the Zoo's Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call Natalie Sutton at 202-633-3061. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Nature Cubs Preschool Series: Coats of All Kinds (Ages 3-5; Saturday Session)

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Children and their adult caretaker will learn about a new animal each week. Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge. January 18-February 15: Coats of All Kinds: Brrr! We put on jackets and coats when we go out in the cold, but our animal friends wear them all year long! Fur, feathers, scales and more are right at your fingertips in this hands-on adventure. Don't forget your mittens! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank Classroom. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/nature-cubs-coats-all-kinds. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Nature Cubs Preschool Series: Sing Along Zoo (Ages 2-3; Saturday Session)

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Children and their adult caretaker will learn about a new animal each week. Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge. January 18 - February 15: Sing Along Zoo: Old McDonald had a ... Zoo?!  Join us to discover all about the real animals behind your favorite songs! From the animals on Old McDonald's farm to five little speckled frogs and monkeys chasing weasels, we're singing and dancing our way through the Zoo! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center, Classroom 3. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/nature-cubs-sing-along-zoo-0. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Clouded Leopard Cubs on Exhibit

Watch as the Zoo's two clouded leopard cubs, Jilian and Paitoon, explore their habitat. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Amazon Fish Feeding

Stop by the lower pools in Amazonia for the morning fish feed.  Freshwater stingrays, piranhas, or pacu may be fed during this demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red or Giant Panda Keeper Chat

Did you know that "panda" means bamboo-footed, or bamboo eater?  Hear from one of the zookeepers who cares for the giant pandas and red pandas found along Asia Trail. Check the board at the giant panda exhibit, or along Asia Trail to find out the exact location of today's demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Reptile Volunteer Chat

Meet a Reptile Discovery Center volunteer to learn about one of the fascinating species within the exhibit. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 12:00 PM – 12:20 PM.

Electric Fishes Keeper Talk & Feeding

Join a zookeeper in Amazonia's Field Station exhibit to learn about electric eels and fishes. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Chat

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Cost: Free. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers at the tiger yard, located along Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Giant Panda Feeding

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive their afternoon meal inside of the Giant Panda House. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, inside the Giant Panda House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Zebra

Meet with a keeper and learn more about what makes Grevy’s zebras so cool. Meeting location is across the walkway from the hornbill exhibit. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Zebra Exhibit. Cost: Free. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Primate Enrichment Talk

Learn about the many ways animal keepers use enrichment to keep the brains and bodies of the Zoo's primates healthy and stimulated. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House (inside). Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call Natalie Sutton at 202-633-3061. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Preschool Class: Panda Party (ages 2-3)

FONZ preschool classes are designed for children ages 2 to 3 to discover a whole new view of the Smithsonian's National Zoo.  “Adult-and-me” format classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play, and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Note: FONZ preschool classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Registration fee covers one child with one adult. January 26: Panda Party: Explore the hidden world of these beautiful bears. Then, visit the Smithsonian's National Zoo’s most famous couple: Tian Tian and Mei Xiang! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center, Classroom 3. Cost: $35 per adult/child pair ($28 for FONZ members) Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/panda-party. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Clouded Leopard Cubs on Exhibit

Watch as the Zoo's two clouded leopard cubs, Jilian and Paitoon, explore their habitat. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Amazon Fish Feeding

Stop by the lower pools in Amazonia for the morning fish feed.  Freshwater stingrays, piranhas, or pacu may be fed during this demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red or Giant Panda Keeper Chat

Did you know that "panda" means bamboo-footed, or bamboo eater?  Hear from one of the zookeepers who cares for the giant pandas and red pandas found along Asia Trail. Check the board at the giant panda exhibit, or along Asia Trail to find out the exact location of today's demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Reptile Volunteer Chat

Meet a Reptile Discovery Center volunteer to learn about one of the fascinating species within the exhibit. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 12:00 PM – 12:20 PM.

Electric Fishes Keeper Talk & Feeding

Join a zookeeper in Amazonia's Field Station exhibit to learn about electric eels and fishes. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Chat

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Cost: Free. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers at the tiger yard, located along Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Giant Panda Feeding

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive their afternoon meal inside of the Giant Panda House. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, inside the Giant Panda House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Zebra

Meet with a keeper and learn more about what makes Grevy’s zebras so cool. Meeting location is across the walkway from the hornbill exhibit. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Zebra Exhibit. Cost: Free. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Primate Enrichment Talk

Learn about the many ways animal keepers use enrichment to keep the brains and bodies of the Zoo's primates healthy and stimulated. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House (inside). Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call Natalie Sutton at 202-633-3061. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Homeschool Series: Watery Wonders (Primary level: ages 5-8)

Watery Wonders is the third series in the 2019-2020 Zoo homeschool curriculum exploring Terrific Taxonomy. This year, our homeschool students will explore the biological classification system that groups and categorizes all living things. Each five-week series will focus on a different class of animals, digging deep into the features and elements which define it and exploring a different group within that class each week. Students will develop a rich picture of the variety of animals within the Animal Kingdom and how zoologists and conservation scientists at the Smithsonian's National Zoo are using biological taxonomy to care for and help save species. Students may sign up for individual series or for all five series. Watery Wonders (January 13-February 10): Scales, slime and shape-shifting? Sign us up! Dive into the fascinating underwater worlds of fish and amphibians, and discover the secret senses and hidden super powers swimming just beneath the surface. We’ll also learn why scientists think these a… Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Classrooms. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/watery-wonders-primary. Monday, January 27, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Nature Cubs Preschool Series: Coats of All Kinds (Ages 3-5; Monday Session)

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Children and their adult caretaker will learn about a new animal each week. Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge. January 13 - February 10: Coats of All Kinds: Brrr! We put on jackets and coats when we go out in the cold, but our animal friends wear them all year long! Fur, feathers, scales and more are right at your fingertips in this hands-on adventure. Don't forget your mittens! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank Classroom. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/nature-cubs-coats-all-kinds. Monday, January 27, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Nature Cubs Preschool Series: Sing Along Zoo (Ages 2-3; Monday Session)

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Children and their adult caretaker will learn about a new animal each week. Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge. January 13 - February 10: Sing Along Zoo: Old McDonald had a ... Zoo?!  Join us to discover all about the real animals behind your favorite songs! From the animals on Old McDonald's farm to five little speckled frogs and monkeys chasing weasels, we're singing and dancing our way through the Zoo! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center, Classroom 3. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/nature-cubs-sing-along-zoo-0. Monday, January 27, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Clouded Leopard Cubs on Exhibit

Watch as the Zoo's two clouded leopard cubs, Jilian and Paitoon, explore their habitat. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Monday, January 27, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Amazon Fish Feeding

Stop by the lower pools in Amazonia for the morning fish feed.  Freshwater stingrays, piranhas, or pacu may be fed during this demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free. Monday, January 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red or Giant Panda Keeper Chat

Did you know that "panda" means bamboo-footed, or bamboo eater?  Hear from one of the zookeepers who cares for the giant pandas and red pandas found along Asia Trail. Check the board at the giant panda exhibit, or along Asia Trail to find out the exact location of today's demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Electric Fishes Keeper Talk & Feeding

Join a zookeeper in Amazonia's Field Station exhibit to learn about electric eels and fishes. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Chat

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Cost: Free. Monday, January 27, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers at the tiger yard, located along Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Giant Panda Feeding

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive their afternoon meal inside of the Giant Panda House. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, inside the Giant Panda House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Primate Enrichment Talk

Learn about the many ways animal keepers use enrichment to keep the brains and bodies of the Zoo's primates healthy and stimulated. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House (inside). Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, January 27, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call Natalie Sutton at 202-633-3061. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Nature Cubs Preschool Series: Coats of All Kinds (Ages 3-5; Tuesday Session)

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Children and their adult caretaker will learn about a new animal each week. Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge. January 14 - February 11: Coats of All Kinds: Brrr! We put on jackets and coats when we go out in the cold, but our animal friends wear them all year long! Fur, feathers, scales and more are right at your fingertips in this hands-on adventure. Don't forget your mittens! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank Classroom. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/nature-cubs-coats-all-kinds. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Nature Cubs Preschool Series: Sing Along Zoo (Ages 2-3; Tuesday Session)

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Children and their adult caretaker will learn about a new animal each week. Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge. January 14 - February 11: Sing Along Zoo: Old McDonald had a ... Zoo?!  Join us to discover all about the real animals behind your favorite songs! From the animals on Old McDonald's farm to five little speckled frogs and monkeys chasing weasels, we're singing and dancing our way through the Zoo! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center, Classroom 3. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/nature-cubs-sing-along-zoo-0. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Clouded Leopard Cubs on Exhibit

Watch as the Zoo's two clouded leopard cubs, Jilian and Paitoon, explore their habitat. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Amazon Fish Feeding

Stop by the lower pools in Amazonia for the morning fish feed.  Freshwater stingrays, piranhas, or pacu may be fed during this demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red or Giant Panda Keeper Chat

Did you know that "panda" means bamboo-footed, or bamboo eater?  Hear from one of the zookeepers who cares for the giant pandas and red pandas found along Asia Trail. Check the board at the giant panda exhibit, or along Asia Trail to find out the exact location of today's demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Electric Fishes Keeper Talk & Feeding

Join a zookeeper in Amazonia's Field Station exhibit to learn about electric eels and fishes. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Chat

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers at the tiger yard, located along Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Giant Panda Feeding

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive their afternoon meal inside of the Giant Panda House. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, inside the Giant Panda House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Primate Enrichment Talk

Learn about the many ways animal keepers use enrichment to keep the brains and bodies of the Zoo's primates healthy and stimulated. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House (inside). Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call Natalie Sutton at 202-633-3061. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Nature Cubs Preschool Series: Sing Along Zoo (Ages 2-3; Wednesday Session)

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Children and their adult caretaker will learn about a new animal each week. Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge. January 15 - February 12: Sing Along Zoo: Old McDonald had a ... Zoo?!  Join us to discover all about the real animals behind your favorite songs! From the animals on Old McDonald's farm to five little speckled frogs and monkeys chasing weasels, we're singing and dancing our way through the Zoo! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center, Classroom 3. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/nature-cubs-sing-along-zoo-0. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Clouded Leopard Cubs on Exhibit

Watch as the Zoo's two clouded leopard cubs, Jilian and Paitoon, explore their habitat. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Amazon Fish Feeding

Stop by the lower pools in Amazonia for the morning fish feed.  Freshwater stingrays, piranhas, or pacu may be fed during this demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red or Giant Panda Keeper Chat

Did you know that "panda" means bamboo-footed, or bamboo eater?  Hear from one of the zookeepers who cares for the giant pandas and red pandas found along Asia Trail. Check the board at the giant panda exhibit, or along Asia Trail to find out the exact location of today's demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Electric Fishes Keeper Talk & Feeding

Join a zookeeper in Amazonia's Field Station exhibit to learn about electric eels and fishes. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Chat

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers at the tiger yard, located along Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Giant Panda Feeding

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive their afternoon meal inside of the Giant Panda House. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, inside the Giant Panda House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Primate Enrichment Talk

Learn about the many ways animal keepers use enrichment to keep the brains and bodies of the Zoo's primates healthy and stimulated. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House (inside). Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call Natalie Sutton at 202-633-3061. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Homeschool Series: Watery Wonders (Advanced level: ages 7-12)

Watery Wonders is the third series in the 2019-2020 Zoo homeschool curriculum exploring Terrific Taxonomy. This year, our homeschool students will explore the biological classification system that groups and categorizes all living things. Each five-week series will focus on a different class of animals, digging deep into the features and elements which define it and exploring a different group within that class each week. Students will develop a rich picture of the variety of animals within the Animal Kingdom and how zoologists and conservation scientists at the Smithsonian's National Zoo are using biological taxonomy to care for and help save species. Students may sign up for individual series or for all five series. Watery Wonders (January 16-February 13): Scales, slime and shape-shifting? Sign us up! Dive into the fascinating underwater worlds of fish and amphibians, and discover the secret senses and hidden super powers swimming just beneath the surface. We’ll also learn why scientists think these a… Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center, Classrooms. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/watery-wonders-advanced. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Nature Cubs Preschool Series: Sing Along Zoo (Ages 2-3; Thursday Session)

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Children and their adult caretaker will learn about a new animal each week. Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge. January 16-February 13: Sing Along Zoo: Old McDonald had a ... Zoo?!  Join us to discover all about the real animals behind your favorite songs! From the animals on Old McDonald's farm to five little speckled frogs and monkeys chasing weasels, we're singing and dancing our way through the Zoo! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center, Classroom 3. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/nature-cubs-sing-along-zoo-0. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Zoo Tunes: The Fuzzy Wuzzy Spider (Ages 0-2)

Nothing gets infants and toddlers moving like music — especially when it is all animal-themed. Zoo Tunes is an interactive music and movement class for our youngest Zoo-goers and their parents and caregivers. "The Fuzzy Wuzzy Spider" gives a Zoo twist to your favorite itsy-bitsy nursery rhyme. Join us to creep and crawl along. Please note: Zoo Tunes does not include visits to an animal exhibit or any live animal contact. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank Classroom. Cost: Adult and one child: $14 for FONZ Members; $17.50 for non-members. Additional participants (adult or child): $5/person. Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/zoo-tunes-fuzzy-wuzzy-spider. Related Events: Identical sections of this class meet Friday, January 31 at 10 and 11 a.m. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Clouded Leopard Cubs on Exhibit

Watch as the Zoo's two clouded leopard cubs, Jilian and Paitoon, explore their habitat. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Amazon Fish Feeding

Stop by the lower pools in Amazonia for the morning fish feed.  Freshwater stingrays, piranhas, or pacu may be fed during this demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red or Giant Panda Keeper Chat

Did you know that "panda" means bamboo-footed, or bamboo eater?  Hear from one of the zookeepers who cares for the giant pandas and red pandas found along Asia Trail. Check the board at the giant panda exhibit, or along Asia Trail to find out the exact location of today's demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Electric Fishes Keeper Talk & Feeding

Join a zookeeper in Amazonia's Field Station exhibit to learn about electric eels and fishes. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Chat

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers at the tiger yard, located along Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Giant Panda Feeding

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive their afternoon meal inside of the Giant Panda House. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, inside the Giant Panda House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Primate Enrichment Talk

Learn about the many ways animal keepers use enrichment to keep the brains and bodies of the Zoo's primates healthy and stimulated. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House (inside). Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call Natalie Sutton at 202-633-3061. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, January 31, 2020, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Nature Cubs Preschool Series: Sing Along Zoo (Ages 2-3; Friday Session)

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. Children and their adult caretaker will learn about a new animal each week. Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge. January 17-February 14: Sing Along Zoo: Old McDonald had a ... Zoo?!  Join us to discover all about the real animals behind your favorite songs! From the animals on Old McDonald's farm to five little speckled frogs and monkeys chasing weasels, we're singing and dancing our way through the Zoo! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center, Classroom 3. Cost: $188 per adult/child pair ($150 for FONZ members). Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/nature-cubs-sing-along-zoo-0. Friday, January 31, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Zoo Tunes: The Fuzzy Wuzzy Spider (Ages 0-2)

Nothing gets infants and toddlers moving like music — especially when it is all animal-themed. Zoo Tunes is an interactive music and movement class for our youngest Zoo-goers and their parents and caregivers. "The Fuzzy Wuzzy Spider" gives a Zoo twist to your favorite itsy-bitsy nursery rhyme. Join us to creep and crawl along. Please note: Zoo Tunes does not include visits to an animal exhibit or any live animal contact. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank Classroom. Cost: Adult and one child: $14 for FONZ Members; $17.50 for non-members. Additional participants (adult or child): $5/person. Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/zoo-tunes-fuzzy-wuzzy-spider. Related Events: An identical section of this class meets Thursday, January 30. Friday, January 31, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Clouded Leopard Cubs on Exhibit

Watch as the Zoo's two clouded leopard cubs, Jilian and Paitoon, explore their habitat. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Friday, January 31, 2020, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Amazon Fish Feeding

Stop by the lower pools in Amazonia for the morning fish feed.  Freshwater stingrays, piranhas, or pacu may be fed during this demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red or Giant Panda Keeper Chat

Did you know that "panda" means bamboo-footed, or bamboo eater?  Hear from one of the zookeepers who cares for the giant pandas and red pandas found along Asia Trail. Check the board at the giant panda exhibit, or along Asia Trail to find out the exact location of today's demonstration. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Zoo Tunes: The Fuzzy Wuzzy Spider (Ages 0-2)

Nothing gets infants and toddlers moving like music — especially when it is all animal-themed. Zoo Tunes is an interactive music and movement class for our youngest Zoo-goers and their parents and caregivers. "The Fuzzy Wuzzy Spider" gives a Zoo twist to your favorite itsy-bitsy nursery rhyme. Join us to creep and crawl along. Please note: Zoo Tunes does not include visits to an animal exhibit or any live animal contact. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank Classroom. Cost: Adult and one child: $14 for FONZ Members; $17.50 for non-members. Additional participants (adult or child): $5/person. Pre-registration required. Get Tickets: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/classes/zoo-tunes-fuzzy-wuzzy-spider. Related Events: An identical section of this class meets Thursday, January 30. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Electric Fishes Keeper Talk & Feeding

Join a zookeeper in Amazonia's Field Station exhibit to learn about electric eels and fishes. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Chat

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Cost: Free. Friday, January 31, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers at the tiger yard, located along Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, directly behind the Carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Charla con Cuidador de Los Gatos Grandes

Habla con un cuidador de los animales que cuida a los leones y tigres en frente a la exhibición de tigres, ubicado a lo largo del Circulo de Gatos Grandes, directamente detrás del carrusel. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Circulo de Gatos Grandes, directamente detrás del carrusel. Cost: Gratis y abierto al público. Friday, January 31, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

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. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Giant Panda Feeding

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive their afternoon meal inside of the Giant Panda House. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, inside the Giant Panda House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Primate Enrichment Talk

Learn about the many ways animal keepers use enrichment to keep the brains and bodies of the Zoo's primates healthy and stimulated. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House (inside). Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Chat

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.