Woodland Park Zoo's animals are wishing you a happy Fourth of July (VIDEO)

Jul 3 2020, 12:42 pm

Humans aren’t the only ones celebrating Fourth of July this weekend — the animals at the Woodland Park Zoo are too. Regardless of how you might be celebrating the holiday at home, the zoo has snapped a few photos of the creatures enjoying a snack, with a patriotic backdrop.

Here’s a look at the cuties enjoying their festive treats:

Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo Fourth of July

Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo Fourth of July

Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo Fourth of July

Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo

Those looking to visit the Woodland Park Zoo can do so by purchasing tickets online for time slots between 9:30 and 6 pm daily. Adult tickets for those aged 13 to 64 are $22.95, seniors 65+ are $20.95, children three to twelve are $13.95, while those up to two years of age can enter free.

Visitors will be able to see the new tapirjaguar, and other baby animals while following several new distancing guidelines.

Guests will be required to wear face coverings and keep six feet of distance between themselves and other groups at all times. The zoo is also implementing a one-way path within the property.

High-touch fixtures such as drinking fountains and close animal encounters will be unavailable, while indoor areas and keeper talks including the Family Farm, Zoomazium, Tropical Rain Forest, Historic Carousel, Willawong Station, Bug World, Molbak’s Butterfly Garden, Temperate Wetlands, and all playgrounds and mother’s and nursing rooms will remain closed to the public.

Those interested in visiting the zoo must agree to participate in King County’s contact tracing initiative, and have their contact information shared with public health officials if guests are exposed to COVID-19.

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