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Reindeer Romp

Fri Nov 16, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
All ages
Included with Zoo Admission

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


Los Angeles Zoo
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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