Jerry Blackwelder

North Carolina Zoo Offers Exciting Field Trip Programs

If you’re searching for the perfect outdoor spring experience for your students, look no further than the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. The Zoo serves up a variety of educational programs for school groups at all grade levels.

Gentle giants of the forest in the gorilla habitat to introduce students to their special features and social structure

A wild look at chimpanzees at one of the largest chimpanzee troops in the nation. Learn how the communicate!

Elephants and rhinos on the Watani Grasslands Reserve to see what makes these African animals so remarkable

Trekking through a tropical forest in the Forest Aviary and seeing flamingos, tropical birds and frogs

Learning the difference between seals and sea lions or how polar bears stay warm on the Rocky Coast

The Zoo’s educational programs help enrich student learning about animals, their need for healthy habitats, and what they can do to help preserve the planet’s natural resources. You can also give the kids a break in the Junction Plaza’s 36-foot endangered species Carousel. To plan your field trip visit to the North Carolina Zoo log on to www.nczoo.org.

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