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Animal Tales

June 21, 2017 - July 26, 2017

Event Information

Sponsor:Niabi Zoo
Time:10:30 a.m.
Speakers/Performers:Niabi Zoo education staff
Schedule:20-minute program, including a story about the featured animal read by a member of the Niabi Zoo education staff, animal craft (supplies provided), and an opportunity for parents to take their children to see the featured animal in the zoo.


Venue:Niabi Zoo
Address:13010 Niabi Zoo Rd
City:Coal Valley
Map:View Map


Cost:Free with general admission to the Zoo

Additional Details

Other Information:Summer 2017 Animal Tales Schedule: • June 21 (World Giraffe Day) – Animal Tale: “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andreae; Animal Feature: Giraffe • June 28 – Animal Tale: “Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb” by Al Perkins; Animal Feature: Colobus Monkey • July 5 (Pollinator Day) – Animal Tale: “Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle; Animal Feature: Butterflies • July 12 – Animal Tale: “Fox” by Kate Banks; Animal Feature: Red Fox • July 19 – Animal Tale: “The Three Hedgehogs” by Javiar Sáez Castán; Animal Feature: Pygmy Hedgehog • July 26 – Animal Tale: “Yertle the Turtle” by Dr. Seuss; Animal Feature: Turtle/Tortoise Animal Tales can also be scheduled to come to libraries, schools or daycare. If interested contact Joel Vanderbuch at 309-799-3482 ext. 222 or jvanderbush@niabizoo.com.

Additional Details

Information Phone Number:309-799-3482
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