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Fathers Get Free Admission on Father’s Day at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
And Zoo Animal Fathers Receive Special Treats! - June 17, 2012
June 12, 2012 - Jacksonville, Fl -
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is pleased to announce that fathers will receive free admission to the Zoo on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, 2012 with the purchase of another general admission ticket at regular price and a coupon from the Zoo’s website. A coupon is required and cannot be combined with any other coupon, discount, or special offer, including Zoo Value Tickets.
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is also paying special tribute to its animal fathers on Father’s Day. Throughout the day guests can have fun watching animal fathers enjoy enrichment, special treats that entertain them and strengthen their natural skills. Some animals that will receive enrichment include our giraffe, mandrill, kudu, bonobo and jaguar fathers! Visit jacksonvillezoo.org for a schedule of enrichment and to print the Father’s Day coupon.
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 http://www.jacksonvillezoo.org.