Animal Encounters

March 9 - April 30


Daily Encounters

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Red Barn Park, Barn Yard Open Red Barn Park
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Butterfly Walk-Through Opens Butterfly & Insect Pavilion
10:30 AM Antarctic Penguin Feeding Scott Aquarium
10:30 AM Sea Lion Training (Excluding Wednesdays) Sea Lion Pool
11:30 AM Animal Discoveries Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Pavilion
11:30 PM Meet a Reptile Keeper Desert Dome Orientation
2:00 PM
Animal Discoveries (Monday - Friday) Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Pavilion
2:30 PM
Sea Lion Training (Excluding Wednesdays) Sea Lion Pool
3:30 PM
Komodo Dragon Training Cat Complex
4:00 PM
Meet a Bat Keeper Lied Jungle, Lower Level in Asia

Saturdays & Sundays


12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Touch Tank Open Scott Aquarium
11:00 AM Aquarium Enrichment or Feeding Scott Aquarium, Various Exhibits
11:00 AM Bear Feeding Durham's Bear Canyon
1:30 PM Meet an Orangutan Keeper - NEW in 2014! Main Indoor Exhibit, Orangutan Building
1:30 PM Shark Feeding (Wednesdays & Saturdays Only) Scott Aquarium
2:00 PM The Wildlife Show Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Pavilion
2:30 PM Cat Training Cat Complex
3:00 PM Short-Tailed Fruit Bat Feeding Kingdoms of the Night

**All animal encounters are weather and staff dependent.


May 1 - October 31

Daily Encounters

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Animal Encounters & Barn Yard Open Red Barn Park
9:30 AM African Penguin Feeding Red Barn Park
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Butterfly Walk-Through Open Butterfly & Insect Pavilion
10:30 AM Antarctic Penguin Feeding Scott Aquarium
10:30 AM Sea Lion Training (Excluding Wednesdays) Sea Lion Pool
11:00 AM Aquarium Enrichment or Feeding Scott Aquarium, Various Exhibits
11:00 AM Bear Feeding Durham's Bear Canyon
11:30 AM Lemur Training Madagascar
11:30 AM Animal Discoveries Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Pavilion
11:30 AM Meet a Reptile Keeper Desert Dome Orientation
12:00 AM - 4:00 PM Touch Tank Open Scott Aquarium
12:15 PM Meet a Lemur Keeper - NEW in 2014! Lemur Island Walk-Through
1:30 PM Meet an Orangutan Keeper - NEW in 2014! Hubbard Orangutan Forest
1:30 PM Shark Feeding (Wednesdays & Saturdays Only) Scott Aquarium
2:00 PM The Wildlife Show Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Pavilion
2:00 PM Aardvark Dig (Saturdays Only) Desert Dome, North Hillside
2:30 PM Sea Lion Training (Excluding Wednesdays) Sea Lion Pool
2:30 PM Bongo Training (Wednesdays Only) Hoofstock Row
2:30 PM Cat Training Cat Complex
3:00 PM Animal Discoveries Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Pavilion
3:00 PM Short-Tailed Fruit Bat Feeding - NEW in 2014! Kingdoms of the Night
3:30 PM Komodo Dragon Training - NEW in 2014! Cat Complex
3:30 PM African Penguin Feeding Up the Hill, Red Barn Park
4:00 PM Meet a Bat Keeper
Lied Jungle, Lower Level in Asia 

**All animal encounters are weather and staff dependent.