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Cameron Park Zoo

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1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
(254) 750-8400 http://www.cameronparkzoo.com/

April 2019

Join the Pride- Celebrate Differences, Celebrate Success

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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A disability awareness day and resource fair to being held at Cameron Park Zoo. Open to the public. The event will offer information on community organizations, agencies and other resources and will be a day celebrating the abilities, potential and achievements of those exceptional people of all ages in our society who are living with physical or other challenges. Up to 80 booths will be there with information on therapy, medical equipment, vehicle modifications, independent living, community resources recreation, caregiver…

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Story Time: The Tortoise & the Hare

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come check out the zoo's take on a classic tale. Readings will be at 9:30 am and 11 am.

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May 2019

KidZoobilee

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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$20

Join us for our annual fundraising event geared toward kids! In addition to seeing your favorite Cameron Park Zoo animals, your kids can enjoy tons of great activities! Zip down our inflatable zip line, ride a trackless train around a portion of the Zoo, bounce in bounces houses (even special ones for toddlers!), get your face painted, and much more! Enjoy food from local food vendors throughout the Meadows. Tickets Prices (March 1-April 1): Everyone registered during this time will receive…

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Grapes With The Apes

May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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$150

Join us for Grapes with the Apes! Featuring our Guest Speaker Graham L. Banes, PhD. who recently helped organize a National Orangutan Workshop in China where Cameron Park Zoo Interim Director, Johnny Binder, and Curator of Programs and Exhibits, Terri Cox were presenters. Dinner will be served in the Cameron Park Zoo Pavilion. Appetizers, Dinner, and Desserts prepared for you by Chef Nathaniel Gay- Hilton Waco. Dinner will be paired with fine wines from Valley Mills Vineyard and Wedding Oak…

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International Migratory Bird Day

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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May 11th is International Migratory Bird Day! Join us for keeper talks and activities from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

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Mother’s Day at Cameron Park Zoo

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Free

All mothers and grandmothers accompanied by their children/grandchildren will receive free admission to the Zoo.

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MOM’s Event (Missing Orangutan Mothers)

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Hat Creek Burger Company presents - MOM's Event (Missing Orangutan Mothers). Join us from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. for keeper talks and activities at the orangutan exhibit!

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Endangered Species Day at Cameron Park Zoo

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join us at Cameron Park Zoo for Endangered Species Day! Zoo Keeper talks start at 10am and end at 2pm.

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World Turtle Day at Cameron Park Zoo

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join us at Cameron Park Zoo for turtle activities from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Keeper talks will take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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International Otter Day at the Zoo

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Celebrate International Otter Day with us at Cameron Park Zoo! Join us for keeper talks and activities from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

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International Ungulate Day & National Black Bear Day at the Zoo

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Celebrate International Ungulate Day & National Black Bear Day at Cameron Park Zoo! Join us for keeper talks and activities from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. You may ask, "What are ungulates?" Definition: un·gu·late (noun) 1. a hoofed mammal. 2. Ungulates are any members of a diverse group of primarily large mammals that includes odd-toed ungulates such as horses and rhinoceroses, and even-toed ungulates such as cattle, pigs, giraffes, camels, deer, and hippopotamuses. Come celebrate and learn about all these…

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June 2019

World Oceans Day

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join us in celebrating World Oceans Day at Cameron Park Zoo! Keeper talks and activities will take place from 10 am – 12 pm.

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World Giraffe Day

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Celebrate World Giraffe Day with our Reticulated Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) 'Dane,' 'Penelope,' & 'Jenny' at Cameron Park Zoo! Keeper talks and activities are from 10 am - 12 pm.   Did you know? The giraffe is the tallest animal in the world.  They grow from 14-19 feet tall! Giraffes weigh from 1,700-2,800 pounds! That's the weight of about 3 Grand Pianos! A giraffe’s heart is about 6 feet above its hooves and 9 feet below its brain; therefore they…

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Pink Flamingo Day at the Zoo

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Celebrate Pink Flamingo Day with us at Cameron Park Zoo! Join us for keeper talks and activities from 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.! Did you know? Lesser flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) are found primarily in eastern and southern Africa. They feed by holding their head upside down over the surface of the water and filtering small bits of algae, diatoms, and small invertebrates through their beak. They get their coloration from pigments in their food. Flamingos are very social birds. In…

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July 2019

International Porcupine Day at the Zoo

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Celebrate International Porcupine Day with us at Cameron Park Zoo! Join us for keeper talks and activities from 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.!  

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Coral Reef Awareness Week

July 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until July 20, 2019

Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join us for Coral Reef Awareness Week at Cameron Park Zoo from July 15th - 20th! More details to come!

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Coral Reef Awareness Week

July 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until July 20, 2019

Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join us for Coral Reef Awareness Week at Cameron Park Zoo from July 15th - 20th! More details to come!

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World Snake Day at the Zoo

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Celebrate World Snake Day with us at Cameron Park Zoo! Join us for keeper talks and activities from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.!  

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Coral Reef Awareness Week

July 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until July 20, 2019

Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join us for Coral Reef Awareness Week at Cameron Park Zoo from July 15th - 20th! More details to come!

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Coral Reef Awareness Week

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until July 20, 2019

Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join us for Coral Reef Awareness Week at Cameron Park Zoo from July 15th - 20th! More details to come!

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Coral Reef Awareness Week

July 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until July 20, 2019

Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join us for Coral Reef Awareness Week at Cameron Park Zoo from July 15th - 20th! More details to come!

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Coral Reef Awareness Week

July 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until July 20, 2019

Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join us for Coral Reef Awareness Week at Cameron Park Zoo from July 15th - 20th! More details to come!

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International Tiger Day at the Zoo

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Celebrate International Tiger Day with the Sumatran Tigers 'Maharani,' (female) 'Kucing,' (male) and 'Bimo' (young male) at Cameron Park Zoo! Join us for keeper talks and activities from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.! Did you know? The Sumatran Tiger is the smallest of all surviving tiger species! Sadly, Sumatran tigers are critically endangered. Deforestation resulting from the production of palm oil is a major threat to the Sumatran Tiger. According to the Tiger Information Center and the World Wildlife Fund…

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August 2019

International Owl Awareness Day

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Celebrate International Owl Awareness Day with our Great Horned Owls at Cameron Park Zoo! Join us for keeper talks at 11:30am and 2:00pm. Did you know? The great horned owl uses its feather tufts for body language – when they are flat, the owl is irritated. When the tufts are raised, they are inquisitive. Click here to learn more!

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World Lion Day

August 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate World Lion Day at Cameron Park Zoo with our own African Lions 'Kaikane' (m), 'Shamfa' (f), 'Leia' (f), and 'Rey' (f)! Join our Zoo Keepers for talks and activities from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Did you know? Lions are one of only 4 roaring cats (jaguars, leopards, and tigers being the others)! Click here to learn more!

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World Elephant Day

August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate World Elephant Day at Cameron Park Zoo with our own female African Elephants 'Tanya' and 'Tembo'! Join our Zoo Keepers for talks and activities from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Did you know? The elephant’s vocalizations can be heard up to 5 miles away! Click here to learn more!

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World Lizard Day

August 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate World Lizard Day at Cameron Park Zoo! Join our Zoo Keepers for talks and activities from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.  

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World Orangutan Day

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate World Orangutan Day at Cameron Park Zoo with our own Orangutans 'KJ' (m), 'Mukah' (m), 'Razak,' (young m), and 'Mei' (f), and 'Kutai' (f)! Join us on November 16th to celebrate the week with keeper talks at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Did you know? The word “orangutan” comes from the Malay words “orang” (man) and “hutan” (forest); hence, “man of the forest!" Click here to learn more!

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September 2019

World Rhino Day

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate World Rhino Day at Cameron Park Zoo with our own white rhinoceros 'Jabba' (m), 'Babe' (f), and 'Ethel' (f)! Join our Zoo Keepers for talks and activities from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. Did you know? The name of the White Rhinoceros has nothing to do with the color. The English word “white” is said to have been derived by mistranslation of the Dutch word “wijd”, which means “wide” in English. The word “wide” refers to the width…

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October 2019

International Raccoon Appreciation Day

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate International Raccoon Appreciation Day at Cameron Park Zoo with our own raccoons 'Billy' (m) and Meeko (m)! Join our Zoo Keepers for talks at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Did you know? There are only seven species of raccoon in the world; five live on tropical islands! Click here to learn more!

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CROCtober

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every Saturday in October
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate CROCtober at Cameron Park Zoo with our rare Slender Nose Crocodile! Join us for keeper talks every Saturday in October at 11:30am and 2:00 pm.

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CROCtober

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every Saturday in October
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate CROCtober at Cameron Park Zoo with our rare Slender Nose Crocodile! Join us for keeper talks every Saturday in October at 11:30am and 2:00 pm.

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CROCtober

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every Saturday in October
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate CROCtober at Cameron Park Zoo with our rare Slender Nose Crocodile! Join us for keeper talks every Saturday in October at 11:30am and 2:00 pm.

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Brew at the Zoo 2019

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join the fun at Cameron Park's 8th Annual Brew at the Zoo October 19th! More Details to come!

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International Sloth Day

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate International Sloth Day at Cameron Park Zoo with our own two-toed sloths 'Chewy' (m) and 'Cheeta' (f)! Join our Zoo Keepers for talks at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm. Did you know? Two-toed sloths have color vision! Click here to learn more!

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Reptile Awareness Day

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate Reptile Awareness Day at Cameron Park Zoo with our reptiles! Some of our reptiles include: the alligator, king cobra, gila monster, komodo dragon, grey-banded king snake, western diamondback rattlesnake, and the Galapagos tortoise! Join our Zoo Keepers for talks at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Did you know? Reptiles are ectotherms, controlling their body temperature by external means. Click here to learn more!

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CROCtober

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every Saturday in October
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate CROCtober at Cameron Park Zoo with our rare Slender Nose Crocodile! Join us for keeper talks every Saturday in October at 11:30am and 2:00 pm.

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Lemur & Gibbon Day

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate Lemur and Gibbon Day at Cameron Park Zoo with our own Ring Tailed Lemurs and Gibbons! Join our Zoo Keepers for talks and activities from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.   Did you know? Ring Tailed Lemurs love to sunbath, sitting with their bellies facing the sun and their arms and legs stretched out to the sides.  Click here to learn more! Gibbons are the animals we think of when we picture primates swinging gracefully through the rain…

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Zoo Boo

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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$6 – $10

Cameron Park Zoo's annual Halloween event is designed for children 2-12 years old. Enjoy each of our Candy Stations spread throughout the Zoo (You’ll want to consider us one of your trick or treating stops for the evening) Themed exhibit areas throughout the Zoo- most are small child friendly. A couple of areas may be a little too scary for small children, but you will have the ability to bypass those areas and you will be warned before you enter them. Other…

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November 2019

Wildlife Wonderland

November 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Join us at Cameron Park Zoo for Zoo Keeper talks and an animal art sale from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. More info to come!

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H-E-B Zoo Stampede

November 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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$10 – $25

-Whether you are as swift as a sidewinder or as slow as a toad, we have the race for you on November 9th! Join us for our annual family fun run this November and run for the animals!  We have beautiful certified 5K and 10K courses as well as our un-certified 1K fun run and walk for people of all ages.  A chip timed run takes you through our award-winning zoological park and along and across the Brazos river, eventually…

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Orangutan Caring Week

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate Orangutan Caring Week at Cameron Park Zoo with our own Orangutans 'KJ' (m), 'Mukah' (m), 'Razak,' (young m), and 'Mei' (f), and 'Kutai' (f)! Join us on November 16th to celebrate the week with keeper talks at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Did you know? The word “orangutan” comes from the Malay words “orang” (man) and “hutan” (forest); hence, “man of the forest!" Click here to learn more!

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Orangutan Caring Week

November 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate Orangutan Caring Week at Cameron Park Zoo with our own Orangutans 'KJ' (m), 'Mukah' (m), 'Razak,' (young m), and 'Mei' (f), and 'Kutai' (f)! Join us on November 16th to celebrate the week with keeper talks at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Did you know? The word “orangutan” comes from the Malay words “orang” (man) and “hutan” (forest); hence, “man of the forest!" Click here to learn more!

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Orangutan Caring Week

November 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate Orangutan Caring Week at Cameron Park Zoo with our own Orangutans 'KJ' (m), 'Mukah' (m), 'Razak,' (young m), and 'Mei' (f), and 'Kutai' (f)! Join us on November 16th to celebrate the week with keeper talks at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Did you know? The word “orangutan” comes from the Malay words “orang” (man) and “hutan” (forest); hence, “man of the forest!" Click here to learn more!

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Orangutan Caring Week

November 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate Orangutan Caring Week at Cameron Park Zoo with our own Orangutans 'KJ' (m), 'Mukah' (m), 'Razak,' (young m), and 'Mei' (f), and 'Kutai' (f)! Join us on November 16th to celebrate the week with keeper talks at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Did you know? The word “orangutan” comes from the Malay words “orang” (man) and “hutan” (forest); hence, “man of the forest!" Click here to learn more!

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Orangutan Caring Week

November 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate Orangutan Caring Week at Cameron Park Zoo with our own Orangutans 'KJ' (m), 'Mukah' (m), 'Razak,' (young m), and 'Mei' (f), and 'Kutai' (f)! Join us on November 16th to celebrate the week with keeper talks at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Did you know? The word “orangutan” comes from the Malay words “orang” (man) and “hutan” (forest); hence, “man of the forest!" Click here to learn more!

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Orangutan Caring Week

November 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate Orangutan Caring Week at Cameron Park Zoo with our own Orangutans 'KJ' (m), 'Mukah' (m), 'Razak,' (young m), and 'Mei' (f), and 'Kutai' (f)! Join us on November 16th to celebrate the week with keeper talks at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Did you know? The word “orangutan” comes from the Malay words “orang” (man) and “hutan” (forest); hence, “man of the forest!" Click here to learn more!

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Orangutan Caring Week

November 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N 4th St
Waco, TX 76707 United States
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Come celebrate Orangutan Caring Week at Cameron Park Zoo with our own Orangutans 'KJ' (m), 'Mukah' (m), 'Razak,' (young m), and 'Mei' (f), and 'Kutai' (f)! Join us on November 16th to celebrate the week with keeper talks at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Did you know? The word “orangutan” comes from the Malay words “orang” (man) and “hutan” (forest); hence, “man of the forest!" Click here to learn more!

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