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Zoo by Moonlight returns to Heritage Park Zoo starting June 5

Zoo by Moonlight is an opportunity to visit with some of the nocturnal animals every full moon through September. (Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary)

Zoo by Moonlight is an opportunity to visit with some of the nocturnal animals every full moon through September. (Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary)

Editor's note: Regarding the first scheduled event — even with the state's imposed week-long curfew, businesses and organizations like Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary may remain open and the public can continue to patronize them during curfew hours.

See what animals come out at night at the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary for the first time this season from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 5.

Zoo by Moonlight is an evening event held every full moon from May through September and an opportunity to visit with some of the nocturnal animals. Bring a flashlight and howl at the moon with the coyotes while exploring the zoo grounds.

Zoo By Moonlight will run from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the following dates in 2020:

  • June 5
  • July 4
  • August 3
  • September 1
  • October 1

Don’t miss the chance to see the two Clouded Leopards jumping around and playing under the full moon light.

Guides will be available to help visitors locate animals and answer questions.

The cost of attendance is $5 for members and $8 for non-members.

Jesse Bertel is a reporter/videographer for the Prescott News Network. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook @JesseBertel, email him at jbertel@prescottaz.com, or call 928-445-3333, ext. 2043.

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