This is the Year of the Tiger!
In honor of our observation of Global Tiger Day on July 30, we hope you'll join us in celebrating and raising awareness of this iconic endangered species.
At the Little Rock Zoo, we have an two tigers: Asmara (female) and Jaya (male) who delight us each day. This Global Tiger Tiger Day is extra special for us. Jaya, our male tiger, came to Little Rock from the Jacksonville Zoo in February 2022 as a recommendation of the Tiger Species Survival Plan to breed with our female, Asmara. The Zoo is excited to announce that ultrasound has confirmed Asmara is expecting cubs in early August! This is Asmara's first pregnancy, and Jaya will be a first-time father.
Global Tiger Day activities will include:
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Informational tables with tiger craft activities at Big Cats
11:00 AM Asmara's baby shower with special enrichment for her and Jaya at Big Cats Baby shower list: https://a.co/dkK1Y96
Cake and refreshments will be available for attendees (while supplies last.)
Other activities will include keepers on-hand to answer questions, videos of Asmara's ultrasound, photo ops with large tiger cut-outs, tiger tattoos and other tiger-themed games and fun.
All activities are included with regular Zoo admission.
Guests are invited to bring gifts for Asmara's shower. Her shower gift registry list is here: https://a.co/dkK1Y96
* Please confirm directly with the promoter or box office to ensure event details have not changed.
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