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Animal feeding shows to start again this summer

02/06/2017

As each summer, from 1 June  to 31 August, the visitors will have an opportunity to watch animal feeding shows at the Zoo. Feeding shows will take place every day from 11:45 to 14:15, except 23 and 24 June. Note that shows can be canceled due to heavy rain or if there have been important changes in animals' life.

The animal feeding show programme takes place in Riga Zoo for the thirteenth year already, allowing visitors to see what various animals eat and how they feed. The viewers will also learn many curious facts both on zoo animal habits and the species life in the wild.

 

Schedule

11:45 – the feeding of Cassowaries.

12:00 – the feeding of Hippopotamuses, except Tuesday and Friday when Hippos' pool is being cleaned and they are not fed publicly. Watch trained Horse show instead!

12:00 – the trained Horse show on Tuesday and Friday.

12:15 – the shower and feeding of Peccaries.

12:30 – the feeding of Marmosets. New in this season!

12:45 – the feeding of Pelicans and Cormorants.

13:00 – the feeding of Ring-tailed Lemurs.

13:30 – the feeding of Giraffes.

13:45 – the feeding of Reindeer.

13:45 – the feeding of Maned Wolves on Friday. New in this season!

14:00 – the trained Seal show.

Animal feeding shows provide a free educational tour around the Zoo. Visitors will able to learn

  • what various zoo animals eat
  • why zoo animals need balanced diets
  • what harm can be done if visitors feed zoo animals  

 

 

 

 

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