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Celebrate World Wildlife Day at Maymont

Great opportunity to learn about all the critters over at Maymont.




Spotted over on Maymont’s website.

On Saturday, March 2, Maymont invites the public to come out and celebrate World Wildlife Day (officially designated as March 3).  Join us for Keeper Talks and animal training sessions, and watch as the animal ambassadors are given special enrichment activities throughout the day. With 100 rolling acres to explore, bring sturdy walking shoes to get to certain wildlife habitats. All ages welcome.

Schedule of Events
10:30am — Bear Enrichment with a Maymont Animal Keeper
11:15am — Bobcat Training or Enrichment with a Maymont Animal Keeper
12:00pm — Lunch with Louis the Otter! Training session or Enrichment with a Maymont Environmental Educator*
1:00pm — Red Fox Enrichment with a Maymont Animal Keeper
2:00pm — Raptor Session with a Maymont Animal Keeper
2:45pm – Alpaca Presentation (“From Wild to Domestic”)
3:00pm — Sturgeon and Turtle Feed with a Maymont Animal Keeper*
3:30pm – Goat Training Presentation
4:00pm — Bison Enrichment with a Maymont Animal Keeper

*To attend these sessions you must purchase tickets to The Robins Nature Center.

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