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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

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Keeper Talks

Interested in supporting your Zookeepers? Check out their good work on ink cartridge/cell phone recycling and Bowling for Rhinos.

Keeper Talk Schedule

Schedule subject to change without notice

Topic & Location Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Reptile Encounters*
at Wild Florida Pavilion
10:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am
Komodo Dragon Encounter/Feeding
in Asian Bamboo Garden
12:30 pm 12:30 pm
Temple Talk
inside Lost Temple
10:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am
Alligator Feeding**
at Wild Florida Pavilion
2:15 pm
Penguin Feeding
in Tuxedo Coast Penguin Exhibit
11:00 am
3:00 pm
11:00 am
3:00 pm
11:00 am
3:00 pm
11:00 am
3:00 pm
11:00 am
3:00 pm
11:00 am
3:00 pm
11:00 am
3:00 pm
Bats of Africa
at Elephant Plaza
10:00 am 10:00 am
Elephant Chats
at Elephant Plaza
12:30 pm
2:30 pm
12:30 pm 12:30 pm 12:30 pm 12:30 pm 12:30 pm 12:30 pm
2:30 pm
River’s Edge Tour
inside ROJ
2:00 pm 2:00 pm
Emerald Forest Aviary
inside aviary at ROJ
2:15 pm 2:15 pm 2:15 pm
African Plains
at white rhino yard
3:00 pm 3:00 pm
Great Apes
at bonobo exhibit
3:30 pm 3:30 pm


*Keeper chat indoors during cold/inclement weather
**Seasonal - April-Nov