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Beetle Battle

Location: Treasures of the Rainforest

Enjoy a a Ladybug Release Experience with our Horticulture Department!

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Bird Show

Location: Bird Show Theater

  • Participate in or watch interactive experiences with our "celebirdies."
  • Free
  • Space limited, arrive 30 minutes prior.

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Discover the Rainforest

Location: Treasures of the Rainforest

Be at the exhibit at 9:15 to see the birds come out of the trees for a tasty morning snack.

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Eggsmasher

Location: Outdoor Bird Theatre

  • Come watch us find out how much weight it takes to smash an egg! 

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Exhibit Experience

Location: Various Exhibits

Meet one of our amazing keepers every day at 2:00 pm for interesting facts and personal stories about the birds in their care.

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Guided Education Tour

Location: Pelican Pond

  • A Free Tour of the Aviary given by our Education department.
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Lorikeet Adventure

Location: South American Pavillon

  • Immerse yourself in brilliant colors to feed our flock of Lorikeets! 
  • $2 for members, $3 for non-members
  • Tickets must be purchased in the Gift Shop at least 15 minutes before each feeding. Tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis.

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Pelican Encounter

Location: Pelican Pond

  • Add to your avian experience by tossing a fish into a Pelican's gaping pouch!
  • Tickets must be purchased in the Gift Shop at least 15 minutes before each feeding. Tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis.
  • $2 Member/ $3 Non-Member

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Plants of the Rainforest Talk

Location: Treasures of the Rainforest

  • Talk with the horticulturist.
  • Limited to 20 people.

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Rainstorm!

Location: Treasures of the Rainforest

Experience a rain storm inside our Treasures of the Rainforest exhibit!

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Sense-ational Stream Exploration

Location: Mill Lawn 

  • Explore the wonders and science of our streams with our Education department and the whole family.
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What's Blooming Wednesdays

Location: Meet outside our gift store once you enter the Aviary

  • Experience the world of plants with our Horticulture team.
  • Discover recent blooms.
  • Ask any of your gardening questions to a Horticulture expert.
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Synonyms - What's Blooming Wednesdays