L.A. ZOO PRESENTS 
"ZOODIAC" CELEBRATION FOR LUNAR NEW YEAR

Event Details

L.A. ZOO PRESENTS 
"ZOODIAC" CELEBRATION FOR LUNAR NEW YEAR

Time: January 25, 2014 at 10am to January 26, 2014 at 4pm
Location: LA Zoo
Street: 5333 Zoo Drive
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: http://www.lazoo.org
Event Type: public, family, event
Organized By: LA Zoo
Latest Activity: Jan 23, 2014

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Event Description

Explore the connections between the lunar new year and the animals of the Chinese zodiac. Festivities will include a ZOOdiac scavenger hunt, food, music, dragon and lion dances, acrobats, Kung Fu demonstrations, and crafts. Interesting facts about the animals featured in the ZOOdiac celebration will be shared at the animals’ exhibits. In honor of 2014 being the Year of the Horse, keeper talks and enrichments will be presented for animals related to the horse, including the Zebra, Rhino, and Tapir. 

The twelve zoo animals being featured in the celebration include:

  • Rat: Panay Cloud Rat
  • Dragon: Komodo Dragon
  • Tiger: Sumatran Tiger
  • Rabbit: Domestic Rabbit
  • Ox: Lowland Anoa
  • Snake: Mangshan Pit Viper
  • Horse: Zebra
  • Goat: Chinese Goral
  • Monkey: Francois' Langur
  • Rooster: Common Peafowl
  • Dog: African Wild Dog
  • Pig: Visayan Warty Pig

SCHEDULE: 

 

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Crafts 

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

ZOOdiac Scavenger Hunt

Food Stands

11:00 a.m.

Rhino Keeper Talk and enrichment

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Traditional Chinese Music and Acrobat

12:30 – 12:45 p.m.

Dragon Dance

1:00 p.m.

Zebra Keeper Talk and enrichment

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Lion Dance and Traditional Chinese Dance

3:00 p.m.

Tapir Keeper Talk

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Kung Fu Demo 

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