El Paso Zoo To Celebrate Sunny the Sea Lion's Birthday

El Paso Zoo To Celebrate Sunny the Sea Lion's Birthday
Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 10:38am

EL PASO- The El Paso Zoo is celebrating Sunny the Sea Lion's birthday as part of World Oceans day this weekend.

World Oceans Day will be celebrated at the World of the Sea Lion Exhibit focusing on getting children interested in our oceans and helping families learn how they can help oceans by making informed choices when they buy sea food at the grocery store or order sea food off the menu at local restaurants.

As part of World Oceans Day weekend the Zoo will also celebrate Sunny the California Sea Lion’s 25th birthday a week early. Sunny was actually born at the Zoo on June 12, 1986 and is the star attraction at daily sea lion encounters at 11:00am and 3:00pm.

Schedule of Activities For June 4 and 5:

10:00 Sea Lion Station: “World Ocean Day” near Sea Lion Exhibit
11:00 Sea Lion Training at their exhibit
11:15 Meet the Keeper at Sea Lion exhibit
11:30 Sunny the Sea Lion Birthday Celebration at Sea Lion exhibit
2:30 Sea Lion Station: “World Ocean Day” near  Sea Lion Exhibit
3:00 Sea Lion Training at their exhibit
3:15 Meet the Keeper at Sea Lion exhibit
3:30 Sunny the Sea Lion Birthday Celebration at Sea Lion exhibit

Admission
Ages 2 & under .................................Free
Ages 3 to 12 .....................................$6.00
Ages 13 to 59..................................$10.00
Active Duty Military & spouse with ID...$7.50
Ages 60 & over ................................$7.50
Zoological Society Members .............Free
 

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