Guests go behind-the-scenes to meet and feed one of the icons of the African savanna in NEW Warthog Wild Encounters! Get face-to-snout and learn about these mud-loving mammals!

Cost, per person: $35 Members / $39 non-Members + Zoo admission

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Capacity: 5 participants

Availability: Returns March 5, 2017!


General guidelines:

  • Wild Encounters must be reserved in advance.

  • Due to animal safety regulations, guests who have been outside of the United States or Canada within 10 days prior to the program will not be allowed to participate.

  • Programs involving the Zoo’s animal collection are subject to change or cancellation based on animal needs.

  • Please arrive at the designated area 15 minutes before your Wild Encounter.

‚ÄčAge notices:

  • Children 2 years old and under are FREE and may attend, but are not permitted to feed the animals.

  • Children 4 years old and under must be carried or held by the hand of an adult in their group.

  • Children 3 to 8 years old must be assisted by parent/guardian while feeding.

  • Children 13 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult who has also purchased a Wild Encounter ticket. A ticket is required for each participant 3 years old and older.

Meet at the Warthog exhibit fifteen minutes before the Wild Encounter.