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Although temperatures are dropping, the animals at Dublin Zoo are feeling warm and fuzzy in the lead up to Valentine’s Day. The monkeys, tigers, wolves and snow leopards are pairing up to celebrate ‘Woo at the Zoo’ on February 11th and 12th.
Whether you’ve been married for years or at the beginning of a new relationship, a stroll through the gorgeous setting of Dublin Zoo is the perfect Valentine’s date for any couple. There will be special keeper talks taking place on Valentine’s weekend and they will be discussing breeding, courtship and exotic romantic rituals of our furry, feathered and scaly friends.
Special Keeper Talks for Valentine’s Weekend
(These talks will take place in addition to the normal keeper talks)
11.15am           Snow leopards Watai & Ciara
11.15am  Brazilian tapirs Marmaduke & Rio
11.30am           Great Indian hornbill Mating and breeding rituals
11.45am           Orangutans Sibu & long-term girlfriend Leonie
12.00pm           Gorillas Harry and his two females Lena & Mayani
12.30pm           Elephants The females prepare themselves for the arrival of the Bull elephant
2.15pm             Sea lions                                   Family groups, mating rituals
2.30pm             Penguins  Family groups, mating rituals
2.45pm             Giraffes Learn about the relationships between Robin & the female giraffes
2.45pm             Wolves  Mating rituals
3pm   Rhinos Shaka & Ashanti
3.30pm             Abysmal ground hornbill Arthur & Edith
3.45pm             Red river hogs Buster & Bonnie
If you want to bring the kids along, there will be special Valentine’s face painting and arts & crafts in the Family Farm House from 12pm – 3pm. To complete your romantic tour, the Meerkat Restaurant will have some delicious Valentine’s treats for visitors all weekend.
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