Abilene Zoo celebrates Giraffe Day Saturday

The Abilene Zoo is celebrating World Giraffe Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday with giraffe-themed activities in the zoo’s Giraffe Safari area.

Giraffe keeper chats will be available at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. The zoo will raffle a VIP tour for a party of five for the safari area. Tickets are $1 and proceeds will benefit the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, which works to save the animals in Africa.

All of the giraffe activities are included in regular zoo admission Saturday. Admission is $7 for adults, $4.50 for children ages 3-12 and $6 for senior citizens. Zoo members are admitted free of charge.

For more information, go to abilenezoo.org or call 325-676-6085.