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Hoofing It at the OKC ZOO!

 picture of red river hog piglets

     Who knew that hoofed animals in the Zoo's Savannah exhibit could cause such a stir? This mixture of unique animals can stretch to the sky or dig up the ground, and many are endangered. The Zoo's collection includes the critically endangered Grevy's zebra; Grant's Zebra; a herd of majestic giraffes; ostriches; Grant's gazelle;  Asian deer species, including the Pere David, which is extinct in the wild; and the newly discovered okapi, located in only one forest in the world--the Ituri in the Congo. The exhibit also includes some African carnivore, such as the wild dog, cheetah and bat-eared fox. 

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Giraffe Feedings for All Ages

     Guests of all ages get the opportunity to feed giraffes daily from 11 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Giraffe Platform. This is a memory-making event for the whole family. Cost is $3 for each feeding experience. Schedules are subject to change without notice.

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