World Lion Day is the first global campaign to celebrate the importance of the lion worldwide. Since the dawn of man the lion has played an integral role in our lives: symbolically, religiously, culturally, economically and biologically. To lose the lion from our world would be to lose part of our global heritage. Be sure to visit on August 10 to learn more about these incredible animals
The first Saturday in September has been set aside as a day to consider the ecological importance of a bird of prey that is otherwise mostly dismissed with a shudder. With some species under severe threat of extinction, International Vulture Day aims to educate a reluctant public in the critical role of this creature to the well-being of the environment.
The annual sampling event presented by the Greenville Zoo Foundation transforms the Greenville Zoo into a pathway of wine and food tasting stations, live music, tours of the zoo and a silent auction not to be missed. The purpose of Sippin’ Safari is to raise awareness and funds for various programs around the zoo and Greenville Zoo Foundation.
The third Saturday of September each year is International Red Panda Day. Come learn about red pandas and the vulnerability of the species, which is native to the eastern Himalayas and southwest China.