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Saint Louis Zoo Celebrates Orangutan Merah’s 50th Birthday June 1

Photo: JoEllen Toler, Saint Louis Zoo

Celebrate Merah’s 50th birthday at the Saint Louis Zoo!

Saint Louis Zoo visitors are invited to help celebrate female Sumatran orangutan Merah’s 50th birthday. The great ape care staff will provide birthday-themed enrichment for Merah and her daughters Rubih (ROO-bee) and Ginger, and Ginger’s father Cinta (CHIN-tah). Meet a keeper and education staff members to learn about the animals and conservation.

When:  Saturday, June 1 – 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

·  9:30 a.m. – orangutan enrichment activity; meet a keeper

·  2 p.m. – orangutan enrichment activity; meet a keeper

·  9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – education and conservation information

Where: Fragile Forest at the Saint Louis Zoo

Photo: Robin Winkelman, Saint Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo is located at One Government Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110. Find more information HERE.

 

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