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Go Ape Weekend! November 9 & 10
November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Leading into Orangutan Caring Week we are celebrating all things Ape this weekend at Como. Stop by our Visitor Center before going to see our resident Primates to learn more about these fascinating creatures and how we as humans are similar.
Activities on our Covered Porch 10:00-4:00
– Plant & Food Station
Can you sort the food items into the different baskets- what do you like to eat? What do apes like to eat? Examine some plants (banana, palm) What do you think it would be like to eat these foods?
– Information Station
Look at different skulls – can you tell them apart? Look at hand prints for monkeys, apes & humans – how are they different or the same?
– Free Play Area
Large play log & tree balance beams with ape stuffed animals & rainforest backdrop.
– Craft- hand print
Trace your hand over a gorilla hand and color in your hand to show the difference between our hands.
Xcel Energy Minnesota with tips on how to save on your electric bill!
We will also have special orangutan story time and keeper talks!