About the El Paso Zoo
Locally recognized as the Best Place to Take the Kiddos, the El Paso Zoo sits on 35 acres of fun and adventure. Bigger and better than ever, the El Paso Zoo is an expansive green space that is home to exotic animals from around the world and features family attractions such as the African Star Train, the Hunt Family Splash Pad, Foster Tree House Playground, and the Hunt Endangered Species Carousel. The El Paso Zoo is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a Seafood Watch partner, and an active participant in wildlife conservation around the world. To contact the El Paso Zoo Education Team, visit our blog at elpasozoo.home.blog.
About the class
The El Paso Zoo is excited to get WILD about health with animal diets! Animals eat all kinds of food, but just like with our diet, it's important that their meals are balanced with the right vitamins and nutrients to stay healthy. Get an insider look at how these diets are prepared with a visit to the zoo commissary!
Meet your instructors, Heather and Sarah.
Education Specialists, Heather Rivera and Sarah Murphy, have a combined total of more than 35 years of experience in the zoo field. They have a passion for wildlife, conservation and educating zoo guests on how they can take action to keep our planet healthy.
Wildlife Creature Club
After you dive into animal diets, take a ride on the wild side with other classes where you can explore and learn all about exotic animals and their habitats.