Akron Zoo Programs during Pandemic

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Posted on 03/25/2020
Image of Akron Zoo logoThe Akron Zoo will remain closed through April 7 in accordance with Governor DeWine’s executive “stay at home order.”

Even though the public isn’t able to visit the zoo right now, Akron Zoo fans can stay connected. The Akron Zoo is offering Lunch and Learns on Facebook at noon daily. The videos feature animals and staff at the Akron Zoo, and the videos will be live several days a week for people to engage with the zoo and ask questions during their live broadcast.

The zoo started its Facebook programming on March 17 and in just seven days experienced engagement that equals 20% of its annual attendance. People can also follow the zoo on Instagram for additional programming and short videos.

The Akron Zoo will make updates on its website and social media. For more information, visit akronzoo.org; or call 330.375.2550.
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