PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Zoo is thrilled to host its supporters, members, guests and fans in a two-day fundraising campaign on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18. Proceeds will benefit the Zoo's extensive animal enrichment program.

For 48 hours, the Zoo will be accepting donations through calls, texts and online, as well as hosting a number of onsite activities for guests to enjoy, such as artwork created by our animals and mural artists from VURT Creative to celebrate both wildlife and art in all our lives.

Other activities will include big cat feeding pole enrichment, rabbit painting at KidZooU, reptile keeper chat, bear country keeper chat, Andean Bear peanut butter feeding on glass, alpaca and goat walks, red panda feeding, penguin keeper chat and feeding sessions, rabbit obstacle course and gorilla keeper chat to name a few! Zoo hours during Zoo-A-Thon are from 9:30am to 5:00 pm for the general public.

All activities in Zoo-A-Thon are included with the price of a ticket for either day. Zoo members enjoy free admission to the Zoo, while non-members pay $16 each (through April 1st) for adults and children ages 2+. To purchase tickets or make a donation, visit for more details.


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