Make a valentine craft and purchase a valentine for your favorite animal, to hang in our main exhibit hall. Discover how wildlife families recognize and help each other. Pet a gentle animal. Watch an eagle or a mammal in training. See an animal ambassador get its meal. Meet an owl. Learn how our hospital cares for wildlife behind the scenes. Bring your valentine along for the fun!
February 15-17, events start 10:30 AM to 4:15 PM
February 12-14, events start 12:30 PM to 4:15 PM
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Wild Valentines Schedule (subject to change) (* Saturday, Sunday, Monday only)
10:30am * Petting Circle
Wildlife Families Do you know what animal can find its baby by its scent? Which mom shares its nest with other moms while the “teenagers” help raise babies? Find out how some of our wild animal neighbors find mates and raise their young.
11:30am * We love wildlife! Visit our Wildlife Hospital Behind the Scenes exhibit to learn how our wildlife hospital staff and volunteers care for the over 5,000 hospital patients each year.
12:00pm * Owl be Your Valentine With large, round heads and huge, forward-facing eyes, owls are instantly recognizable and “hearted” by many. Meet one of our owl ambassadors up close and personal.
12:30pm Petting Circle 1:00pm Eagle Presentation
1:30pm Wildlife Families
2:00pm We love wildlife!
2:30pm Feeding Demonstration Watch one of our animal ambassadors get its meal and learn what they are doing for Valentine’s Day.
3:00pm Owl be Your Valentine
3:15pm Training Demonstration
3:45pm Petting Circle
4:15pm Wildlife Families