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Dinolfo Announces Opening Of Public Giraffe Feeding At Seneca Park Zoo

Dinolfo Announces Opening Of Public Giraffe Feeding At Seneca Park Zoo

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and officials from Seneca Park Zoo are excited to announce the opening of public giraffe feeding at the “Animals of the Savanna” expansion. The new giraffe feeding experience will allow guests at the Zoo to have an up-close encounter by feeding the Zoo’s resident giraffes: Iggy, Kipenzi, and Parker.

“Our new Animals of the Savanna and Cold Asia expansions have already brought so much fun and excitement to the Seneca Park Zoo and we have even more great enhancements coming on the horizon, starting today with our first public giraffe feeding,” said Dinolfo. “Now you can not only see our giraffes Parker, Kipenzi and Iggy at their incredible new Animals of the Savanna exhibit, you’ll also be able to get up close and personal by feeding them some Zoo treats like carrots and lettuce! I hope everyone has the chance to gather with family and friends to come enjoy our new Zoo soon.”

Starting today, the Zoo will have tickets on sale to feed the giraffes five days a week. Since the giraffes are still in training, ticket sale are limited, and subject to cancellation based on weather and giraffe cooperation. Initially, there will be 20 tickets available per session, per day. Feedings will take place at 11:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. daily, with the exceptions of Wednesday and Friday. Tickets cost $5.00 and can only be purchased in person at the Savanna Outpost on the day of the feeding.

Seneca Park Zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October 31, and 10 a.m to 3 p.m. after November 1. Guests who have already entered the Zoo can stay on grounds one hour past closing time. Learn more at senecaparkzoo.org/visit.