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Holiday magic at the Charles Paddock Zoo returns Dec. 15 

–Santa will be at the Charles Paddock Zoo on Saturday, Dec. 15 to help welcome visitors and deliver gifts to the animals.

Scheduled gift delivery begins at 10:15 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m. Gifts will be delivered to the animals during this timeframe along with activities for the entire family to enjoy throughout the day. New this year is a strolling Magician to engage all ages. The zoo is dressed up with holiday decorations, so come celebrate the season with us!

Holiday Magic gift-giving schedule:

10:15 a.m. – Meerkats
10:35 a.m. – Giant Anteater
10:55 a.m. – Aldabra Tortoises
11:35 a.m. – Fossa
11:55 a.m. – Spider Monkey
12:15 p.m. – Lemurs
12:35 p.m. – Fisher
12:55 p.m. – Tiger
1:15 p.m. – Marmosets
1:35 p.m. – Bat-Eared Foxes
1:55 p.m. – Wallabies

If you are interested in helping Santa with the animal wish list and make sure our critters have an extra special holiday, please go to the following link to see the variety of Charles Paddock Zoo Enrichment items the animals enjoy:

For more information about the zoo, visit

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