Zoofari Offers Free Admission on July 11

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SPRINGFIELD – The Henson Robinson Zoo will have free admission on Saturday, July 11 with many other animal activities.

The zoo will be open from 10 AM to 6 PM. This year Zoofari presents a Teddy Bear Clinic. Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal friend to the clinic for a check-up and minor repairs by Zoo and Veterinary staff. Each child is limited to bringing in one stuffed animal.

Animals in the zoo will also receive special enrichment treats to stimulate behaviors and activity throughout the day. Zoo patrons can participate in animal programs, animal close encounters and in-depth conversations with keepers.

The Animal Protective League will be having pet adoptions in the zoo's parking lot from 10 AM to 1 PM.

This event is also sponsored by the White Oaks West Animal Hospital. The Henson Robinson Zoo is located at 1100 East Lake Drive in Springfield. Any questions can be directed to their phone line at 217-585-1821.
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