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World Tree Kangaroo Day

  • When: Saturday, May 21, 2022,  9:00 am -  3:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo 3000 NW 83rd St. Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $8 adults, $5 children ages 4-12, Free for children 3 and under. Additional discounts available

It’s a bear! It’s a monkey! No…it’s a tree kangaroo! You heard right. The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is home to the Matschie’s tree kangaroo, an endangered species native to a small area of Papua New Guinea. Bring the whole family out to the Zoo on Saturday, May 21st from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. to see these rare, majestic animals and learn how you can help them in the wild.

The kids can enjoy fun kangaroo themed crafts and games, while the adults can savor a sample of Caffe Vita’s Papua New Guinea Yopno Uruwa Som coffee. Caffe Vita collaborates with the Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program to bring this shade grown coffee blend to the United States and we will be selling bags to further support the cause. (Supplies are limited!)

You can also enjoy the sounds of Oceania with didgeridoo performances throughout the event, and interactive sessions where you can play along!

Our zookeepers will be out in full force to show guests training demonstrations, give keeper talks and introduce you to some of our amazing animal ambassadors.

  • Flier: World Tree Kangaroo Day 2022 cropmarks.pdf
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  • Contact Name: Christina Arnold
  • Contact Phone: (352) 395-5633
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