Great Pumpkin Smash
It’s the Kansas City Zoo’s Great Pumpkin Smash!
KCZOO: On Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. animals will toss, ram, throw, slam, eat and dig pumpkins at the Kansas City Zoo during the Great Pumpkin Smash.
Pumpkins become enrichment. Wide varieties of zoo animals find the taste of pumpkins irresistible, and also take pleasure in using them for entertainment. Pumpkins are utilized as an additional enrichment activity for the inquisitive critters. Animal enrichment activities are in place to enhance and encourage natural behavior of a particular species.
Pumpkin Smash Schedule: 10:00 Chimpanzees
11:30 Red River Hogs
12:30 Golden Lion Tamarins in Tropics
1:00 Saki Monkeys in Tropics
3:00 Nikita the Polar Bear
3:30 River Otters
Kansas City Zoo is open 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily.
Closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.
Call (816) 513-5800, or visit our web site www.kansascityzoo.org for more information
The Kansas City Zoo, a private, non-profit organization, is operated in agreement with the Kansas City, MO Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners, partially funded by the Zoological District and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.