Wild Walk at the Louisville Zoo after-hours this September

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Wild Walk at the Louisville Zoo after-hours this September

Have you ever been curious about what goes on at the zoo after-hours?

Wonder no more, as you can satisfy your curiosity on September 7 by participating in the Louisville Zoo’s 2nd annual Wild Walk.

Walkers will participate in an untimed walk through the zoo and there will also be close-up encounters with the Zoo’s animal ambassadors, animal demonstrations, zookeeper interactions and free rides.  The walk ends with door prizes, special treats and the movie, The Croods, at 9 p.m.

Both individuals and teams are eligible to register for the walk and each dollar raised will go towards animal care, food and enrichment. The annual food budget alone for the Zoo is over $400,000.

That’s a lot of grub.

To participate in the Wild Walk, each individual must raise a minimum of $50 (ages 2 and under are free).  The prizes are accumulative, which means that the more money you raise, the more prizes you win. The prize levels are as follows:

 

$50 to $149 Wild Walk registration and commemorative t-shirt, carousel rides, post walk   activities, door prizes, movie and more

   

  $150 to $249   Prizes above plus A.D.O.P.T.S. package (animal adoption)

  

 $250 to $399   Prizes above plus a 12Oz. eco-friendly bamboo commemorative sports bottle

 

 $400 to $599   Prizes above plus a 100% jute commemorative tote and a Qdoba gift card

 

$600 to $999 Prizes above plus a rare opportunity to meet keepers and feed the pygmy hippo

 

$1,000+  Prizes above plus a rare painting by one of our animal artists

 

Awards will also be given to the top Individual and Family fund-raisers.

Interested? Register online at louisvillezoo.org and you’ll also receive a personalized fundraising webpage to raise funds for your walk.

 

Personally, they had me at pygmy hippo.

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock/kerstiny

 

 

About Cynthia Bard
mom; amateur nature lover; graduate student; freelance writer; optimist
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