Events

Elephant Appreciation Day

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

African elephant, Brittany

Free activities; free Zoo admission for Zoo Pass members with photo ID.

If you’ve ever stared in awe at the beauty and magnitude of the Zoo’s African elephants, Ruth and Brittany, then this day is for you. Learn all about elephants and efforts to conserve wild elephants when you attend Elephant Appreciation Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Talk to the elephant zookeepers, view and touch elephant artifacts such as a real tusk and tail, and buy paintings made by Ruth and Brittany. Proceeds go to the International Elephant Foundation.