Bronx Zoo Adult Programs

Roach Romance

Looking for a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Bring your Valentine to the Zoo and spend the evening sampling sustainably grown chocolate at this exclusive after-hours program. Learn about the importance of insects in the production of chocolate—from cocoa pollination to soil health maintenance—and about the work of WCS with cocoa farmers in South America. You will also get an up close introduction to ambassador animals from some of the species these projects help protect!

Ticket is for two. Wine and chocolate included.

Ages: 21+

Price: $96 members
$120 regular
Dates: Saturday, 2/11
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher
Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher

Conservation Conversations:
Zoonotic Diseases

Learn about WCS’s involvement with the One World - One Health movement. Talk with veterinary experts that work around the world to identify and prevent new wildlife diseases, and discover how protecting wildlife can help protect humans from future global pandemics. Conservation professionals will share their work and valuable insights and then participants will dive deeper through discussion with each other and the experts.

Ticket includes full admission.

Ages: 16+

Price: $36 members
$45 regular
Dates: Saturday, 4/29
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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Gone to the Birds!

Visit the World of Birds and Sea Bird Aviary to discover the unique adaptations that allow birds to thrive in their ecosystems. Explore the mechanisms of evolution that brought about the physiological and behavioral characteristics that set birds apart from their terrestrial relatives. See birds in action, flaunting their feathers and biological fitness.

Ticket includes full admission.

Ages: 16+

Price: $36 members
$45 regular
Dates: Saturday, 5/13
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Our office is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call 800-433-4149 or email bzeducation@wcs.org.


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