Spring Break!

April 12, 2016

10 animal-inspired dos and don'ts for the vacation.

Vacation is here for many and if you're lucky you may be getting ready to relax and cut loose. To make sure you have the most fun possible with your time off, there are a few lessons to learn from our favorite party animals.


1. Do: Go for a swim with friends.

7d886agmf5 bronx zoo little penguin

Share

2. Don't: Be the one that splashes everybody.

4kb01oy1zx tiger splash

Share

3. Do: Sit around in the sun.

8o6jaz53ov inca turns

Share

4. Don't: Use others as leverage to catch more rays.

6ehn5nbu8n bz rock hyrax small

Share

5. Do: Remember to eat some green stuff. Yes, even on vacation.

653wumsvb8 bz aldabra tortoises small

Share

6. Don't: Bend over backwards trying to find it.

5u2p1l11yj red panda cubs 2 small

Share

7. Do: Get excited to try new things and visit new places.

77k2v7p5i0 bz otter pup better quality

Share

8. Don't: Bite off more than you can chew. Or in this case, jump for something beyond your reach.

8mkms8nzx bz snow leopard cubs

Share

9. Do: Let yourself go and have a good time!

8696dem5jl okapi

Share

10. Don't: Forget to recharge with a few cat naps.

2shbc53pbq lion yawn

Share

We need your help

Right now, our conservationists are working tirelessly to save wild animals and wild places across four continents and four oceans.

Buy tickets now and get :

  • Instant Access

    Print tickets or use your phone for entry

  • Total Experience

    Visit all exhibits and attractions*

Check out our new mobile app!

Maximize your next trip to the zoo. Check out bronxzoo.com/app on your smartphone for park maps, real-time info, and more with our new app.

Need some direction? Get park maps, real-time info, and more with our new app.

I'm in the park

Visit the in-park app experience

Need some direction? Get park maps, real-time info, and more with our new app.

I'm in the park

Get 10% off tickets*

*Discount code valid only for total experience tickets.