Animal Ambassadors for Events

Get closer than you ever imagined by adding an animal meet and greet to your event at Elmwood Park Zoo.  Allow your guests to meet the zoo’s most popular animal ambassadors up close. A member from our knowledgeable education staff will provide you and your guests with a unique interactive animal experience. Animals may include owls, hedgehogs, or even snakes. Below is a complete list of the different educational animals we offer for meet and greets during events.

TO ADD AN ANIMAL MEET AND GREET TO YOUR EVENT PLEASE CALL 610.277.3825 X240 OR EMAIL events@elmwoodparkzoo.org. We recommend selecting 3 different animals you would prefer at your event to ensure that one of your choices is available. 

*Specific animals may vary for each event depending on time and availability. Educators reserve the right to change animals due to temperature restrictions or animal behaviors.

Amphibians

African Bullfrog

Birds

Black Vulture
Chicken
Eastern Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
Moluccan Cockatoo
Red-Tailed Hawk

Invertebrates

Brazilian Fire-Red Tarantula
Emperor Scorpion
Rose Haired Tarantula

Mammals

African Pygmy Hedgehog
Chinchilla
Domestic Ferret
Striped Skunk
Velveteen Lop Rabbit

Reptiles

African Savannah Monitor
Arizona Kingsnake
Ball Python
Bearded Dragon
Black Rat Snake
Blue-Tongued Skink
Chuckwalla
Collared Lizard
Corn Snake
Eastern Box Turtle
Eastern Milk Snake
Gopher Tortoise
Nelson's Milk Snake
Prehensile-Tailed Skink
Red-Tailed Boa Constrictor
Three-toed Box Turtle
Western Hognose Snake
Wood Turtle

TO ADD AN ANIMAL MEET AND GREET TO YOUR EVENT PLEASE CALL 610.277.3825 X240 OR EMAIL events@elmwoodparkzoo.org. We recommend selecting 3 different animals you would prefer at your event to ensure that one of your choices is available. 

*Specific animals may vary for each event depending on time and availability. Educators reserve the right to change animals due to temperature restrictions or animal behaviors.