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World Lion Day

August 12th, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Side view of male African lion in a zoo exhibit

On Saturday, August 12th the Amarillo Zoo will join zoos around the world in celebration of World Lion Day. This special day is celebrated to bring awareness to this species of big cat and what you can do to ensure their survival in the wild. Visitors can have fun learning about lions and participating in a variety of fun activities.

Activities include lion-themed keeper chats, face painting, educational bio-fact Zoofari carts, special lion treats, an "I Love Lions" selfie station and information on ways you can participate in conservation efforts.

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The Amarillo Zoo is located in Thompson Park. Take Hwy 287 North off of I-40, take the N. 24th Ave. exit and go West, turn right into Thompson Park and follow the signs to the Zoo parking lot.

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