Zoo News

Oct 02, 2014

Zooper Saturday with Dallas the Sea Lion!

The Buffalo Zoo will hold a Zooper Saturday event featuring Dallas, the California sea lion.

Dallas the sea lion

Zoo visitors can learn all about sea lions and get to know Dallas and his keepers during a day of keeper talks and enrichment activities on Saturday, October 4th. A full schedule of activities follows.

  • 11 a.m – 2 p.m. – Face painting in NOCO Sea Lion Cove (rain location in M&T Bank Rainforest Falls)
  • 11 a.m. – Sea Lion demonstration in NOCO Sea Lion Cove
  • 11:30 a.m. – Keeper talk in NOCO Sea Lion Cove
  • 12 p.m. –  Sea Lion enrichment in NOCO Sea Lion Cove
  • 1:30 p.m. – Photo encounters in NOCO Seal Lion Cove (pre-registration required)
  • 2 p.m. – Keeper talk in NOCO Sea Lion Cove
  • 2:30 p.m. – Sea Lion demonstration in NOCO Sea Lion Cove
  • 3 p.m. – Ice treat sea lion enrichment in NOCO Sea Lion Cove

Registration is required for the photo encounters. For a $25 fee, participants will be able to get up-close and personal with Dallas the sea lion, and receive a 4×6 photograph to take home. Anyone who wants to participate can register at the Zoo’s admission gates when they arrive. There are a limited number of reservations available.

Zooper Saturdays take place on the first Saturday of every month. Activities are free with regular Zoo admission.

For more information about the Zooper Saturday event, call (716) 995-6133.

The Buffalo Zoo thanks NOCO for their sponsorship of the Sea Lion Cove exhibit.

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