Binghamton’s zoo is hosting a plate date September 14-15 for some of its residents.

Photo courtesy Ross Park Zoo
Photo courtesy Ross Park Zoo


Ross Park Zoo is holding Enrichment Weekend from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring talks by zoo keepers while the animals get to explore new toys and other items in their environments.

Keeper Talks are scheduled at 11 a.m. at the goat exhibit, noon with the spotted-necked otter, 1:30 p.m. at the Arctic foxes and 3 p.m. at the black-and-white-ruffed lemurs.

Guests can even bring an enrichment item to donate to the animals.  A list of items can be found at

Call (607) 724-5461 for information about times and admission.

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