VIRTUAL ZOO

We are excited to be able to bring the zoo to you in some fun ways!

Meet some of our TBZ animals and Zoo Keepers while learning fun facts and exploring conservation initiatives.

Our Let’s Take a Walk series features Educator Shay exploring the Zoo while meeting animal friends and Keepers. Learn about different conservation topics and fun things for the family and you to do at home! A new episode every week through May. Topics include: prairie dogs, farm, commissary, cougars, Earth Day, flamingos and gibbons.

Our Facebook Live feature Keeper interviews and fun animal experiences like feedings, enrichment, training sessions and meeting new animals! We currently try to have a new Facebook Live every Tuesday and ThursdayTopics include: Giraffe Feeding, Sea Lion Training, PM Penguin Feed, Gibbon Training Session, Reptile House featuring Komodo Dragon, Jaguar Enrichment, Touch Tank, Flamingo Meet and Greet, Reptile House Exploration, Hyena Hangout

Our Animal Antidotes can be found on our Zoological Society YouTube page HERE

Let’s Take a Walk featuring Educator Shay

  • Prairie Dogs
  • Farm
  • Commissary
  • Cougars
  • Earth Day
  • Flamingos
  • Gibbons

Facebook LIVE

  • Giraffe Feeding

  • Sea Lion Training (yes, we know it’s sideways sorry!)

  • PM Penguin Feed

  • Gibbon Training Session

  • Reptile House featuring our Komodo Dragon SHU

  • Jaguar Enrichment

  • Touch Tank

  • Flamingo Meet and Greet

  • Reptile House Exploration

  • Hyena Hangout

  • Spring Zoo Babies featuring lambs at our farm

  • Date April 30, 2020
  • Tags Animals, Conservation, Education, Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Turtle Back Zoo

The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is temporarily closed to the public following the directive of our state health & government officials.Learn more