Oakland Zoo’s Spookfari sleepover delights children

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For the second Halloween season in a row, the Oakland Zoo hosted a “Sundown Spookfari.” The zoo staff opened up their grounds for families to stay overnight and learn about some of the animals. Families went on a “trick-or-treat” tour around the children’s zoo, as the kids learned about “tricks” that animals could do and received bags full of candy from zoo staff. The night ended with a campfire in a meadow where the families slept in tents. Over the course of the night, some families could hear the baboons in the nearby monkey cages. In the morning, the kids decorated Halloween-themed boxes of food for the meerkats and hyenas, and then took a tour to watch the animals eat their treats.

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  1. This is one of my favorite posts. I really loved and enjoyed reading. Actually one of my friends recommended this site to me. I can say that this is one of the best family day spot. One can visit to this place along families with kids of all ages. I went to this place with my husband. And I really missed my parent. I got some little hectic here. And but mostly it was good and you can enjoy a lot. I have visited this Oakland zoo long back with my parent. Now the zoo was improved a lot. The zoo here is very spacious. I liked the habitats of animals a lot. It looks very natural.

    My favorites here was he baboons and the river otters. If you see this you can enjoy the play of this in natural surroundings. We spent more than 5 hours there. When you trip along with kids, they will definitely love the petting area. By seeing animals you will surely miss to watch all the exhibits.

    The zoo was overall a good experience. With the addition of the California Trail and the gondola ride to the top is fun and has great views. Lands and views previously closed to zoo patrons are open to be enjoyed by all. The newly created huge animal enclosures are outstanding. You can see that most of the animals are utilizing the existing trees or shrubs as part of the habitat. If you visit first to zoo you may not be able to see the entire animal at sight. If you observe the area close you can see most of them. I saw many exhibits have a watering hole or pool next to viewing areas. Here you will get a chance to see the animals very closely. I definitely recommend you to watch this place next time, if you are been to Okland.

    Source: Essayservices. org

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