Jacksonville’s isn’t the only nearby zoo within less than a three-hour drive from Savannah.
Did you know Columbia, S.C. also has a zoo – Riverbanks Zoo and Garden – that’s teeming with kid-friendly activities?
Such as Animal Enrichment Day, Sat. Sept. 6. when you can watch wildlife in action as the animals interact with new and unusual objects in their environment.
Enjoy timed activities throughout the day, plus hands-on learn-and-do stations, animal encounters, temporary tattoos and a silent auction.
Enrichment activities include providing puzzle feeders for the octopus, parrots and monkeys to figure out; offering edible flowers to the lemurs and chuckwallas as a new food choice; creating paper-mache prey for hornbills and tigers to tackle.
Click here for a schedule of animal encounters.