Friday, June 23, 2017

Yekaterinburg Zoo's Hour of Public Animals begins

Yekaterinburg Zoo announced that it began its Hour of Public Animals event series Wednesday.

The Hour of Public Animals sets aside sixty minutes for patrons to gather at the zoo's second-floor Ekzoterrarium and physically interact with small animals. Guinea pigs, rabbits, chickens, snakes, turtles, ferrets, small rodents, frogs, snails, cockroaches and other animals will be made available for guests of the zoo to hold, feed and photograph.

Offered over four days, the Hour of Public Animals will be held from three until four p.m., local time from Oct. 1-3. On Oct. 4, the event begin at 11 a.m. and end at noon.