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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. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 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, September 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Giant Panda or Red 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, September 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 15, 2019, 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, September 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 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, September 15, 2019, 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, September 15, 2019, 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, September 15, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

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. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM. 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 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, September 15, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 15, 2019, 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, September 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 15, 2019, 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, September 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 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, September 15, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

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, September 15, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 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, September 16, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Monday, September 16, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 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, September 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Monday, September 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Giant Panda or Red 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, September 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 16, 2019, 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, September 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 16, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 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, September 16, 2019, 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, September 16, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

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. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM. 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 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, September 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 16, 2019, 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, September 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 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, September 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

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, September 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 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, September 17, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 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, September 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Giant Panda or Red 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, September 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 17, 2019, 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, September 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 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, September 17, 2019, 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, September 17, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

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. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM. 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 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, September 17, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Great Ape Research Chat

Find out more about some of the research projects currently underway at the Great Ape House and Think Tank during this talk. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 17, 2019, 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, September 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 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, September 17, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

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, September 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 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, September 18, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 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, September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Giant Panda or Red 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, September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 18, 2019, 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, September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 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, September 18, 2019, 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, September 18, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

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. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM. 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 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, September 18, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 18, 2019, 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, September 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 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, September 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

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, September 18, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 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, September 19, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 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, September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Giant Panda or Red 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, September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 19, 2019, 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, September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 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, September 19, 2019, 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, September 19, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

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. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM. 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 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, September 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 19, 2019, 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, September 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 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, September 19, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

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, September 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 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, September 20, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Friday, September 20, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 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, September 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Friday, September 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Giant Panda or Red 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, September 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 20, 2019, 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, September 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, September 20, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 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. Friday, September 20, 2019, 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, September 20, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

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. Friday, September 20, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, September 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM. 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 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, September 20, 2019, 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, September 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, September 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, September 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 20, 2019, 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, September 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, September 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 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, September 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

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, September 20, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 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. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-an-Armadillo

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, September 21, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 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, September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Fish Feeding

Join an Amazonia keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the various aquatic Amazonian species that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM.

Giant Panda Keeper Talk

Hear from a giant panda keeper about what it takes to care for these black and white bears. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Giant Panda or Red 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, September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 21, 2019, 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, September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

ZooFiesta

Special Zoo Events Visitors can kick off the Smithsonian-wide Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at “ZooFiesta: Un día de diversión animal para toda la familia,” a free event Sunday, Sept. 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a variety of fun-filled family activities, including live music and educational activities about conservation in Central and South America. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lion/Tiger Hill. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 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, September 21, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Maned Wolf Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's maned wolves, and watch as the wolves receive some special enrichment. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Cheetah Conservation Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Small Mammal Enrichment

Watch as the residents of the Small Mammal House recieve special treats, in honor of ZooFiesta! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 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, September 21, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

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. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Maned Wolf Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's maned wolves, and watch as the wolves receive some special enrichment. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Cheetah Conservation Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 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, September 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 21, 2019, 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, September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile

Come meet a keeper at the Amazonia Field Station and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 21, 2019, 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, September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 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, September 21, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

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, September 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 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, September 22, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 22, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 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, September 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Giant Panda or Red 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, September 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 22, 2019, 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, September 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 22, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 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, September 22, 2019, 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, September 22, 2019, 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, September 22, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

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. Sunday, September 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM. 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 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, September 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 22, 2019, 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, September 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, September 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 22, 2019, 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, September 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 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, September 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

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, September 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 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, September 23, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Monday, September 23, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 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, September 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Monday, September 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Giant Panda or Red 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, September 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 23, 2019, 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, September 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 23, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 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, September 23, 2019, 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, September 23, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

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. Monday, September 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM. 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 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, September 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

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, September 23, 2019, 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, September 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small 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, September 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 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, September 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

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, September 23, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM.