Popular PBS Kids Character Daniel Tiger Coming to Zoo Knoxville

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Popular PBS Kids Character Daniel Tiger Coming to Zoo Knoxville

Posted: 04/19/2017
Daniel Tiger at Zoo KnoxvilleThe star of popular PBS Kids program “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” will be making a special appearance to meet fans at Zoo Knoxville on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

In addition to meeting Daniel Tiger, visitors may also take photo with the show’s neighborhood trolley, make a tiger craft, listen to professional storytellers courtesy of Knox County Public Library and meet ambassador animals.  

After making a new friend with Daniel Tiger, visitors are encouraged to meet the zoo’s resident Malayan tigers Arya, Bashir and Tanvir while exploring the newly opened Tiger Forest habitat. 

The opportunity to meet Daniel Tiger and all related activities are included with general zoo admission.
         
Zoo Knoxville is a nonprofit entity situated on 53 wooded acres just east of downtown Knoxville. Zoo Knoxville features exhibits of wild animals in natural habitats and is world renowned for its efforts in conservation and species survival. Zoo Knoxville is nationally accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is committed to the highest standards in animal care and well-being, ethics, conservation, and education. Knoxville’s largest attraction, the zoo is open every day except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Currently, the zoo is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Admission and ticket sales stop one-hour before the zoo closes. For more information visit zooknoxville.org