Night Safaris with the ANIMALS
Pooh Bear by Bill Young
night falls in the Big Bear Valley, animal scents linger longer in the still night’s
air. Big Bear Alpine Zoo becomes
alive with the sights and sounds of the nocturnal cycle of the creatures of the
night. Having highly developed senses of
hearing, sight and smell, nocturnal animals are specially adapted to make the
most of night-illumination. Some daytime
animals share the best of both worlds and remain active, even after dusk.
Friday and Saturday during the month of October (weather permitting), Big Bear Alpine Zoo will be hosting its Flashlight Safari, a unique tour which
explores the more active side of our animals during twilight and dusk.
open at 6:30 P.M. and the tour starts at 7:00 P.M.; no one will be admitted
after 7:00 P.M. Exploring the Big Bear Alpine Zoo after dark is an
experience of its own.
your own flashlights and dress warmly. Admission is $12 for adults, $9 for
seniors (60+) and children from 3 to 10 years of age, and children under 3
years are admitted free.
White Barn Owl
The Big Bear Alpine Zoo is San Bernardino County’s only zoo and also serves as a wildlife animal sanctuary, rehabilitation and education center. Founded in 1959, the zoo is operated and owned by the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District.
For more information on the Flashlight Safari’s call