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It continues to pour so they asked for more...

The Zoo staff have been so happy with our all-volunteer-constructed rain shelters that they asked for 10 more units!
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The Wildest Show in Town Concerts Return June 11th!!

Ten Tropical Wednesdays in June, July and August.
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HELP OUR RINGED-TAILED LEMURS...

... and get a lemur of your own!
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Animal Food Enrichment Recipes

(Thanks to the Virginia ZooKeepers)

Monkey Brownies (Primates)

3 cups mashed banana
2 TBS baking powder
4 eggs (raw)
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup Linatone
l cup nuts
l cup milk or water
l cup raisins
4 cups monkey chow dust
l/4 cup honey
*optional: may replace honey with yogurt or molasses.
Blend bananas, eggs, oil, milk or water. Stir together remaining ingredients and pour in blended mixture. Combine. Pour batter into well oiled baking pan. Bake at 350' for about 35 minutes. Roll mixture in an edible leaf and serve.

Pumpkin Paste (Primates)

Blend the following:
4 cups oatmeal
1/2 cup peanuts
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup Sunflower seeds
3/4 cup raisins
1 lb can pumpkin
1/4 cup honey
Dash of cinnamon, ginger, allspice.
Add orange juice to create paste consistency.
Form into logs.

Nichole's Pumpkin Brownies (Primates)

Mix the following:
4 cups monkey chow dust
1/2 cup peanuts
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup Sunflower seeds
3/4 cup raisins
1 lb can pumpkin
1/4 cup honey
Dash of cinnamon, ginger, allspice, pumpkin pie spice.
Spread mixture into cake pan. Allow to harden in refrigerator for several
hours or overnight. Cut into squares or roll into balls.

Oatmeal Paste (Primates)

Mix the following:
2 cups oatmeal
1 cup non-fat milk
1/4 cup raisins
1 cup fresh fruit
1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 cup grape nuts or wheat germ cereal.
Add water to form a paste consistency. Dab around yard.