Oakland Zoo Presents Animal Amore, an Adult Only Valentine’s Event

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The Oakland Zoo is celebrating Valentine’s Day two days this year. Join us at the Oakland Zoo as we take a closer look on all things love related in the animal kingdom.

Animals and love, does it really exist? Does it last? How do they court one another? What about finding that mate or reproducing? Tell me more, tell me more.

The Oakland Zoo is celebrating Valentine’s Day two days this year. Adults eighteen years or older are invited to join the Oakland Zoo's Education Department and take a closer look on all things love related in the animal kingdom. Grab a mate and come on down to the Oakland Zoo for the Animal Amore events taking place on Thursday, February 14, 2013, and Friday, February 15, 2013. Pre-registration is required.

An Animal Amore tour takes place in the morning on both Thursday, February 14, and Friday, February 15, from 9:00am-11:00am. This is a special walking tour through the Zoo that will highlight how different animals mate and reproduce. Light refreshments will be served as guests embark on this exciting learning adventure of various animal love lives. Attendees will hear the good, the strange, and the truth about all things love related to our animal friends. Program cost is $10.00 for members, with free parking, or $25.00 for non-members. Pre-registration is required, so secure your spot today.

Didn’t have a chance to take a date out on Valentine’s Day? There's still time. Attend the Animal Amore evening event held on Friday, February 15, 2013 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. During this night event, adults twenty one or older will enjoy sweet and savory refreshments along with wine pairings, good company, and comical animal stories. Program fee for members is $35.00 or $40.00 for non-members. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information about the tours, adult evening, or to make reservations, please contact Felicia Walker at (510) 632-9525 ext 204. Deposit must be received by Sunday, February 11, 2013.

About Oakland Zoo:

The Bay Area's award-winning Oakland Zoo is home to more than 660 native and exotic animals. The Zoo offers many educational programs and kid's activities perfect for science field trips, family day trips and exciting birthday parties. Nestled in the Oakland Hills, in 500-acre Knowland Park, the Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Road, off Highway 580. The East Bay Zoological Society (Oakland Zoo) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization supported in part by members, contributions, the City of Oakland and the East Bay Regional Parks. For more information please visit our website at http://www.oaklandzoo.org.

Contact: Nicky Mora, Senior Manager, Marketing/PR
(510) 632-9525 ext 130

OAKLAND ∙ CA ∙ 94605

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