All seniors (65+) receive FREE admission until 4 p.m! There will be a $5 parking fee per vehicle. NO reservations required.
Senior Day at the Zoo is the result of a partnership between Nashville Zoo and HealthSpring. HealthSpring is based in Nashville and is one of the country’s largest coordinated care plans whose primary focus is the Medicare Advantage market. HealthSpring currently owns and operates Medicare Advantage plans in Tennessee, Texas, Alabama, Florida, Illinois and Mississippi and also offers a national stand-alone Medicare prescription drug plan. For more information, visit www.healthspring.com.
Senior Day keeper talk schedule
9:30 a.m. Lynx keeper talk, Rhino Iguana keeper talk in Unseen New World
10 a.m. Bat feeding in Unseen New World, Macaw keeper talk
10:30 a.m. Clouded Leopard keeper talk, Elephant keeper talk
11 a.m. Rhino Hornbill keeper talk, snowy Owl and Spectacled Owl keeper talk at Critter Encounter
11:30 a.m. White-cheeked Gibbon keeper talk, Horse keeper talk at the Historic Farm
12 p.m. Cougar keeper talk, Red River Hog keeper talk
12:30 p.m. Galapagos Tortoise keeper talk, Elephant keeper talk
1 p.m. Ring-tailed Lemur keeper talk
1:30 p.m. Cattle keeper talk at Historic Farm, Africa Plains keeper talk
2 p.m. Cassowary keeper talk, Giraffe keeper talk
Weather permitting, lorikeet keepers will be in the lorikeet aviary 9:00- 5:15 to answer questions.