Zoo Guests To Use Africa Parking Lot and Entrance Friday and SaturdayPosted on 09/21/16
ASHEBORO, NC – Guests of the North Carolina Zoo are asked to park and enter through the Africa side of the park on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24, while final preparations are made for the 33rd annual Zoo To Do. Zoo To Do, sponsored each year by the North Carolina Zoological Society and Randolph Friends of the Zoo will be held under a gigantic tent in the North America Parking Lot due to the threat of rain Saturday. Proceeds from Zoo To Do benefit the North Carolina Zoo’s projects and missions.
About the North Carolina Zoo
The North Carolina Zoo provides an experience like no other zoo anywhere. With five miles of exhibits, nearly 2,000 animals and 52,000 plants it is the largest natural habitat zoo in the world and an international leader in wildlife conservation.
Find yourself surrounded by some of Africa’s giants including elephants, rhinos, and giraffes; share the love of gorillas with Mosuba and his six-member troop; polar bears Nikita and Anana take polar plunges every day at the Rocky Coast Exhibit; or join in the fun at the mud café in the Kidzone.
Located in center of the state in Asheboro, it is convenient to visit from anywhere in North Carolina. The North Carolina Zoo welcomes nearly 750,000 guests each year. Plan your adventure at www.nczoo.org.
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