West Virginia June 03, 2019
Play With Lemurs At This West Virginia Zoo For An Absolutely Adorable Experience
A day spent at the zoo is always a favorite no matter what your age. But what if you can enjoy the animals in an up close and personal way? At West Virginia’s Oglebay Good Zoo, the lemur encounter is an adorable adventure where you can enjoy a little one-on-one time with one of the zoo’s most popular residents!
If you love animals, Oglebay Good Zoo is the perfect spot for a day trip. This cozy environment in Wheeling houses more than 50 species of captivating creatures including 20 that are endangered.
While it's always a thrill to wander through various habitats like Lorikeet Landing and the Outback Exhibit...
... It's much more fun to actually interact with the animals!
The Oglebay Good Zoo has more than a dozen animal encounters but the ring-tailed lemur encounter is a rare chance to spend time with this endangered species from Madagascar.
Help the zookeepers feed and train the lemurs as you are welcomed into their exhibit. You'll get to spend 45 minutes interacting with and learning about these adorable lemurs.
Participants need to arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled time. For the lemur encounter, participants must be five years of age or older.
Bring your camera! This is a unique opportunity for some extraordinary and oh-so-cute photos!
The Zoo also offers animal encounters with bobcats, kangaroos, cheetahs, river otters, sloths, and more. When you're craving some animal love, Oglebay Good Zoo has exactly what you need.
Learn more about the Oglebay Good Zoo
and discover their many animal encounters
. Address: 465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, WV 26003.
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