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For more information contact:
Bill Baker, Co-Director
Robin Lentz, Co-Director
Office (540) 343-3241
Press Release – September 28, 2018
RED PANDA DAY AND CHILDREN”S LITERACY
Saturday, September 29 from 11:00 am -4:00 pm.
Celebrate International Red Panda Day and children’s books featuring spotted animals. We will have lots of fun activities for the whole family! Roanoke Public Libraries will be handing out free books, and we will have crafts, keeper chats, face painting and much more. Any child attending dressed as their favorite storybook character or spotted animal will get $1 off their admission!
The Zoo hosts 170 animals and currently attracts 50,000 regional and out of state visitors every year. It also serves an additional 15,000 school children each year on site and through outreach activities.