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Zoo Lovers Day

zoo, elephant, lovers, day

Date When Celebrated : Always April 8th

Today is Zoo Lovers Day. Zoos have been around for thousands of years. A zoo was originally called a "menagerie". In some form, menageries have been around since ancient times. The earliest recording was around 1500 B.C.!!

People, young and old, enjoy visiting the zoo. Where else can you see lions and tigers and bears all in one place. And, elephants, too!

It is easy to celebrate this special day. First, go visit a zoo today. Bring the whole family. Bring Grandma and Grandpa, too. Secondly, open the purse strings and make a donation in support of your local zoo.

polar, bear, zoo


Origin of "Zoo Lovers Day":

monkey, zoo

Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. It appears to have been around for decades.

Understandably, this day is also sometimes called Menagerie Lovers Day.


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Flower of the Day: Caladium

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