Clownfish

Clownfish

Clownfish and certain damselfish are the only species of fishes that can avoid the potent poison of a sea anemone. This is due to a layer of mucus on the clownfish’s skin that makes it immune to the fish-eating anemone’s lethal sting.

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Catering at the Zoo






2016 Summer Schedule
Weekends: Starting Saturday, May 28
Daily: Starting Monday, June 27
Final Day: Labor Day - Monday, September 5

Free for zoo members and with admission

*Listen to zoo announcements for location

Subject to change, weather permitting

Time Description  Location
10:30
Meet the Keeper
Domestic Animal Barn
11:00 Up Close & Personal
Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
11:30
Elephant Keeper Talk
Asian Elephant Preserve
Noon
Penguin Keeper Talk
Penguin Coast
1:30
Up Close & Personal Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
2:00
Elephant Keeper Talk Asian Elephant Preserve
2:30
Meet the Keeper Location to be announced*
3:00 Penguin Keeper Talk Penguin Coast