Keeper Talks

Keeper Talks are free educational conversations between animal experts and our guests. Visitors can enjoy learning about animals from the African savanna all the way to giant tortoises of the Aldabra atoll. Many of these include an opportunity to watch the animals during their feeding times.

Activity Type: Keeper Talks:

Animal Day Activity

Celebrate National Chinchilla Day by meeting a chinchilla! Learn all about this special species from the Animal Care Team.

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Biofact Exploration

Meet an Educator and learn about animals through biofacts. 

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Wattled Crane Keeper Talk

Learn more about wattled crane diet, behavior, and the purpose of the wattles from one of our bird keepers!

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Elephant Swing Boom Fill and Keeper Talk

Hear all about the Zoo's elephants as the keepers fill one of the Zoo's innovative enrichment devices for the elephants....

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Meerkat Keeper Talk

Learn more on about our mob of meerkats with fun facts on their diet, behaviors and more!  

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Warthog Keeper Talk

Learn all about warthogs from our animal care team.

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Komodo Dragon: Naturalistic Feeding

Today’s activity is a naturalistic feeding opportunity that consists of a meal made up of a whole animal or a...

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Alpaca Talk

Learn about the Huacaya alpacas, Tuscany, Warrior and Smurf.

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Aldabra Giant Tortoise Keeper Talk

Learn more about Aldabra Giant Tortoises from some of our animal care professionals. 

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Komodo Dragon Keeper Talk

Learn more about Komodo dragons from some of our animal care professionals. 

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Monkey Feeding

Watch an afternoon feeding. 

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Sun Bear Feeding

Learn about these impressive carnivores from their animal care professionals. 

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Lappet-faced Vulture Talk

Join a bird expert for facts on nature’s cleanup crew and be there for the vultures' afternoon feeding!

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Treehouse Talk

Watch as the spectacular birds of The Living Treehouse forage and feed!  

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Hooded Vulture Talk

Learn about the critically endangered hooded vulture. The talk will include information on their natural history, individual history and conservation....

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Orangutan Feeding (Habitat 2)

Be there for the orangutans’ afternoon fruit feeding– a great chance to see these incredible apes in action!

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Orangutan Feeding (Habitat 1)

Be there for the orangutans’ afternoon fruit feeding– a great chance to see these incredible apes in action!

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Gorilla Feeding (Habitat 3)

Watch the gorillas get their afternoon fruit – a perfect chance to see the troop on the move.

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Gorilla Keeper Talk and Feeding (Habitat 1)

Watch a keeper give the gorillas their afternoon fruit, and learn more about their care – a perfect chance to...

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Flamingo Talk

Learn more on about our flock of Chilean flamingos with fun facts on their diet, behaviors and more!

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