The Zoo is partnering with the global Earth Day celebration to help students and adults become environmental and climate literate citizens, ready to take action and be voices for change. Party for the Planet, the Zoo’s family fun Earth Day tradition, will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include live entertainment in the Global Plaza, free Keeper Connections throughout the Zoo and an adventure safari for children 11 and under.
Dr. Greg Rasmussen, director of the Painted Dog Research Trust in Zimbabwe, will discuss his on-the-ground conservation efforts and partnership with the OKC Zoo.
The Zoo and Dr Pepper also will announce the winners of this year’s Dr Pepper Vending Machine Art Contest at 2 p.m.
The event is free with paid Zoo admission. For more information, call (405) 425-0262.