FONZ and the National Zoo host a variety of fun and educational special days to celebrate some special animals.
These family-friendly events offer:
Lcoation: Small Mammal House
Turn your world upside down at the National Zoo’s Sloth Day event. Visit the Small Mammal House during this fun family-friendly event and learn all about Sloths and their habitats. Take part in educational and fun activities for children and adults; listen to keeper talks, and watch live Sloth demonstrations.
The above activities are subject to change in the event of inclement or unseasonably cold weather.
Recycling electronics helps reduce mining for coltan, a metallic ore used in cell phones and laptops. The mining of this material is a great threat to the gorilla’s habitat! Recycling and refurbishing these items keeps dangerous materials out of landfills.