ASHEBORO NC - The North Carolina Zoo will wrap up a month-long series of special events called "Bee-A-Bear" on Saturday, June 26, with the park's annual "Teddy Bear Fair."

Zoo visitors of all ages can bring Teddy Bears or other plush toys in for a check-up by zoo veterinarians at a special Teddy Bear Hospital set up in the North America plaza. Radio Disney will also be set up in the Plaza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with fun and games, and the FBI Citizens' Academy Alumni Association will be at the North America entrance from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. handing out child ID kits.

All activities are included in the zoo's regular admission price of $10 for adults, $6 for children 2-12 and $8 for seniors 62-plus. All June events at the zoo are being made possible through signature sponsor Coca-Cola. For more information, visit the zoo's website at

The zoo is an agency of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Dee A. Freeman, Secretary; Beverly E. Perdue, Governor.