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Catering at the Zoo

 

Saturday, August 20, 2016
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Free for members and with admission


Celebrate Asian culture and honor the zoo's magnificent elephant herd. Join us for a day-long celebration that blends wildlife conservation education with the rich culture and heritage of the native countries of Asian elephants.

Activities include keeper talks at Asian Elephant Preserve, education stations with elephant biofacts and information about the significance of elephants in Asian culture, cultural dances and musical performances, games and activity stations.

Come see Siri, Doc, Targa, Mali, Romani, Kirina and Batu. New elephant pool now open!

Presented in partnership with the Syracuse University South Asia Center and the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University.

Event Schedule

(Subject to change)

Time Activity Location
10:30
Gamelan music performance
Courtyard
10:45
Elephant keeper talk
Asian Elephant Preserve
11:30
Spotlight on elephant foot care
Asian Elephant Preserve
Noon
Gamelan music performance Courtyard
12:15
Bharatanatyam performance
(classical Indian dance)
Courtyard
1:00
Gamelan music performance Courtyard
1:15
Kathak performance
(classical Indian dance)
Courtyard
1:45
Elephant keeper talk Asian Elephant Preserve
2:15
Guess elephant weight/watermelon smash
Asian Elephant Preserve
2:30
Bollywood "ZOOmba" demonstration
Courtyard
2:45
Gamelan music performance Courtyard
3:00
Elephant keeper talk Asian Elephant Preserve

    

Asian Elephant Extravaganza is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

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