Endangered Species Day Highlighted in San Diego Zoo Safari Park's 40th Anniversary
San Diego Zoo Safari Park Celebrates Important Day and Conservation
WHAT: Endangered species day (May 18) is the highlight of a weekend of special events celebrating the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s 40th birthday. Beginning on Friday, May 18, Joan Embery will launch the conservation themed activities in a special ceremony at Shiley’s Cheetah Run.
For three days, guests can take part in fun activities geared for teaching children more about endangered species.
Additional activities at include:
• Animal meet-and-greets and talks with national tv spokesman, Rick Schwartz
• An endangered species scavenger hunt
• Endangered species tours
• And more!
An additional highlight of the weekend will be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Herbert Raffaele, Chief of the Division of International Conservation showcasing the US postal Service’s fourth semipostal tiger stamp that benefits wildlife conservation. The Save Vanishing Species stamp will be available for sale at the Park. Proceeds of this sale go directly to conservation efforts for tigers and other species.
WHEN: May 18 – 20, 2012
WHERE: San Diego Zoo Safari Park
TICKETS: Free with admission or membership
MORE INFO: www.sdzsafaripark.org