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February Vacation Week

Franklin Park Zoo Stone Zoo

February 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Discover the weird, wacky and wonderful world of nature at our Zoos during February School Vacation week.

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Franklin Park Zoo


From anteaters to fruit bats, giant African millipedes to pygmy hippos, the natural world is filled with incredible biodiversity. Visit the craft table and let your silly side show, and be sure to check out our zookeeper chats throughout the day to learn more about some of the unusual animals that call Franklin Park Zoo home.

On Monday, February 18, don’t miss out on the birthday party for western lowland gorilla, Little Joe, who turns 26 in February! Learn more.

Stone Zoo


From gila monsters to bats, tarantulas to cotton-top tamarins, the natural world is filled with incredible biodiversity. Chat with zookeepers and stop by the education station in the Animal Discovery Center to learn more about the unusual animals that call Stone Zoo home.

Extra, Extra!

Register for our February Vacation Week Program: Explore the world of animals in the winter! Each day will be filled with fun games and experiments, up close animal encounters, and going behind the scenes at the Zoo while we learn about what we can do to help save animals in the wild! Learn more.