It's mission accomplished for the reindeer! The magical beasties enjoy a last week in the Southern California sunshine before heading back to cooler climes.
Real reindeer are back in town and making the LA Zoo their home for the holidays. A herd is on view daily throughout the holiday season. Weekends offer a flurry of additional fun, with special entertainment and activities.
Weekend extras include:
- Craft station with make-your-own antlers
- Reindeer keeper talks
- Holiday presents for the animals
- Photos with Santa (additional fee required)
Animal Enrichment Schedule (Gifts for the animals):
November 17: Sumatran tigers
November 18: Asian elephants
November 24: Giant river otters at Rainforest of the Americas
November 25: Goats at Muriel’s Ranch
December 1: Cassowary
December 2: Black bear
December 8: Capuchin monkeys
December 9: African painted dogs
December 15: Bornean orangutans
December 16: Red river hogs
December 22: Giant river otters at Rainforest of the Americas
December 23: Snow leopards
December 29: Lions
December 30: Giant river otters at Rainforest of the Americas
January 5: Sumatran tigers
January 6: Sichuan takins
Reindeer Romp runs from November 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019. (The zoo is closed Christmas Day).
Check out our review of a previous Reindeer Romp.