The Zoology Foundation is excited to offer a new behind-the-scenes experience which lets you spend time with one of our animals in an intimate setting. This private animal experience is for up to 3 people ages 8 and up.
This exclusive behind-the-scenes experience costs $150. Together, we will choose an animal that will be a good fit in order to provide a mutually rewarding experience. We want your time with the animal to be enriching for both of you.
On the day of your visit, we’ll start with a short tour of the sanctuary, where you’ll see some of our other animals, hear about our programs and community outreach, and learn about our facilities.
Most of your time will be spent with the individual animal you’ve chosen. For 30-45 minutes, you and your companions will have hands-on interaction with the animal. As part of this experience, you may be able to provide care for the animal. You might also watch a training session or even participate in it, when possible.
You’ll learn about the animal’s species, including best care practices, diet, and characteristics. Then we’ll talk about this animal in particular. We’ll tell you what we know about their personal history and how they came to ZoFo, list their favorite foods (maybe let you see how wild they go for these delicacies), share some of their personality traits and quirks, reveal who their friends are among the other animals and keepers, and more.
The exact level of interaction you have depends on the animal themselves. When you decide on an animal to visit, we’ll give you a general sense of their character and what type of interaction you might expect. However, animals, like people, have good and bad days. How the animal is feeling on the specific day of your experience will determine the exact level of interaction. At the end of your visit, you’ll get a photo opportunity with the animal.
Booking your Behind-the-Scenes Experience is easy! Fill out the inquiry form, and we will call you to confirm details and get you and your party scheduled!
If you prefer, you may also call 303-951-8813 to immediately book your Behind-the-Scenes Experience!