Rabbit Romp Egg Hunt at Jacksonville Zoo and GardensMar 29, 2012
March 27, 2012 – Jacksonville, Fl – The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens announces a Rabbit Romp Egg Hunt event on Saturday, April 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Egg hunts will be divided into age groups and will begin at the following times: 10:00 a.m. for 0-3 year olds, 11:00 a.m. for 4-6 year olds, and 12:00 p.m. for 7-10 year olds. Guests should bring their own baskets to collect the eggs. Several lucky guests will even find some EGGcellent Zoo gifts! Zoo guests can also enjoy music from a DJ, live animal encounters, a visit from Jazoo, the Zoo’s friendly lion mascot, as well as a visit from Jazoo’s friend, Hoppy the rabbit! There will also be egg-related enrichment for some of the Zoo’s animals. Visit jacksonvillezoo.org for a schedule of animal enrichment and for more information.
For nearly a century, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has been dedicated to inspiring the discovery and appreciation of wildlife through innovative experiences in a caring environment. Starting in 1914 with an animal collection that consisted of one red deer fawn, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens now has more than 2,000 rare and exotic animals and 1,000 plants. It has won national acclaim for its South American Range of the Jaguar exhibit and has the largest botanical garden in Northeast Florida. The Jacksonville Zoo is a non-profit organization and is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). It is open year-round, seven days a week, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except Christmas day, and is located on Jacksonville’s north side at 370 Zoo Parkway, one-half mile east from I-95. For more information on the Zoo, log on to www.jacksonvillezoo.org.
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