Join the Phoenix Zoo on Saturday, August 13
as we celebrate World Elephant Day!
Join the Phoenix Zoo on Saturday, August 13 as we celebrate World Elephant Day! Meet elephant zookeepers, find out about elephant adaptations and learn how you can participate in elephant conservation. And watch as Reba, one of our Asian elephants, cools off with a shower from the Phoenix Fire Department.
Games & Activities
- Help us get the Guinness World Record for creating the most origami elephants to help raise awareness for elephant conservation!
- Learn how to paint like an elephant wearing a tube sock on your arm as an elephant trunk
- Make an elephant puppet
- Learn more about Asian & African elephants and hear fun facts about our 3 elephants here with a trivia game
- Meet & greets with firefighters from the Phoenix Fire Department and watch them shower our Asian elephant Reba with water at 9:30 a.m.
- Zookeeper talks at 8:15 am & 10:15 am
- Learn about the 96 Elephants Campaign
- Enjoy elephant care & adaptation stations
- Write a letter to Zambian rangers to thank them for preserving wild African elephants
Win prizes from THE JUNGLE BOOK
Disney’s Groundbreaking, Live-Action Adventure THE JUNGLE BOOK arrives on Digital HD August 23 and on Blu-ray™ August 30 and we want to celebrate with you! Win prizes from THE JUNGLE BOOK along with a chance to enter to win a copy of the film with a digital download gift card.