My photo
I am Dr kathy and I like health life!

This is kathy's health blog ,she talk about all disease experience! You will find the helpful informations!

Apr 27, 2009

Celebrate a Party For the Planet!

Come to Lincoln Park Zoo tomorrow to celebrate a Party for the Planet! Our Earth Day activities include a Science Celebration at Café Brauer, animal enrichment in the form of life-sized, goodie-stuffed piñatas and hands-on educational activities promoting green living throughout the day. Come by to join in the fun!

Animal Enrichment—Earth Day Piñatas
For the past two months, volunteers have been creating life-sized colorful piñatas stuffed with goodies to help our animals celebrate Earth Day. Come at the times listed to see the animals interact with their enrichment!

All Day
Farm-in-the-Zoo Presented by John Deere
Watch goats, chickens and ponies play with round green piñatas.

9:30 a.m.
Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo
See the black bears explore naturalistic piñata “logs”

Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit
A “stuffed” piñata snowy owl will share space with our resident bird

12:30 p.m.
Regenstein Center for African Apes
Watch the chimpanzees interact with piñatas in the shape of natural prey items

1 p.m.
Antelope & Zebra Area
The resident red kangaroos will get to interact with a piñata “log feeder”

1:30 p.m.
Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo
The snakes will slither around a piñata “log” stuffed with goodies.

2 p.m.
Regenstein Center for African Apes
A piñata “Planet Earth” in the gorilla habitat will highlight the holiday

2:30–3 p.m.
Kovler Lion House
A piñata “giraffe” will serve as prey for the Amur tigers

3–3:15 p.m.
Kovler Lion House
The puma will be provided a piñata “deer” to stalk

3 p.m.
Antelope & Zebra Area
In a role reversal, the Sichuan takin will take down a “tiger” piñata

3:30 p.m.
Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit
The cinereous vultures will scavenge fresh fare with their “log” piñata

4 p.m.
Helen Brach Primate House
The Geoffrey’s marmosets will explore a “research station” piñata

Fifth Annual Science Celebration
Café Brauer
10 a.m.–noon

See more than 200 Chicago-area students showcase their scientific explorations! This celebration of learning, hosted by the Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo and sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc. and University of Phoenix, also offers hands-on bio tables and bird-watching activities.

Find more information at http://www.lpzoo.org/events/sciencefair09.html

Amphibian Activities
Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House
10 a.m.–noon
Experience hands-on activities highlighting the environmental challenges facing amphibians and the characteristics that make them susceptible to toxins in the first place

Green Scene Cart
Polar Bear Plaza
10 a.m.–noon
See firsthand how each of us can have a big impact on the environment. By suggesting simple solutions for some of today’s most complex environmental issues, this cart connects the dots between our everyday actions and our environmental impact.

Celebrate Earth
Lincoln Park Zoo is partnering with Disneynature’s eco-documentary, Earth, which promotes worldwide wildlife conservation. Earth opens nationwide on Earth Day. For the first five days in release, a tree will be planted in honor of every moviegoer who sees the film.

See a trailer at http://disney.go.com/disneynature/earth/