El Paso Zoo to begin Watermelon Wednesdays

El Paso Zoo
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 11:41pm

If you're looking for an outdoor activity with your kids, you might want to head to the El Paso Zoo on a Wednesday this month.

The zoo is starting something called "Watermelon Wednesdays."

Each Wednesday animals will get to munch on the juicy and sticky treat. It's part of the zoo's enrichment program, which is aimed at mentally and physically stimulating the animals.

Almost every a half hour, a different animal will get the treat.

10: 15 a.m.- Americas Lands, Przewalski's Horse
10:45 a.m. - Galapagos Tortoise
11:00 a.m. - South American Pavilion
11:30 a.m. - Mexican Wolves
12:00 p.m. - Elephants, Asian Forest Complex
12:30 p.m. - Andean Bear, Orangutans
12: 45 p.m. - Spider Monkeys, Sun Bear
1:30 p.m. - Prairie Dogs
2:00 p.m. - Meerkats


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