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Penguin Joins the Wild Wonders Animal Show this Saturday

LITTLE ROCK (September 3, 2010) – Help us welcome Laura the African Penguin to the Little Rock Zoo on Saturday, September 4, when she joins the Wild Wonders Animal Show.

The Wild Wonders Animal Show runs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  The show will also happen on Labor Day this Monday at the same times. 

The Wild Wonders Animal Show is an interactive educational show hosted at the Civitan Amphitheater every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  The show features mammals, reptiles, free-flying birds, and as of Saturday, Laura the African Penguin.

The Wild Wonders Animal Show is made possible by a donation from the Laura P. Nichols Foundation.            

The Little Rock Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).  Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you and a better future for all living things.  With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.  For more information, visit