Shark Week!

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Saint Louis Zoo says
The Saint Louis Zoo is celebrating its annual Shark Week!
— All land sharks are welcome to join in the fun!

Perks
Come to the Zoo dressed as a shark*, and get into Stingrays at Caribbean Cove presented by Mercy Kids for free! Swimming among the stingrays are bonnethead, white-spotted bamboo and brown-banded bamboo sharks.

Upon exit from the Cove, kids will receive an activity guide to take home. Interpreters will be floating around the Zoo to enlighten guests about Shark Week and spin tales about their toothy friends.

Friday, August 5
5 to 8 p.m.

Flit your fins at the Jungle Boogie concert featuring Hillbilly Authority at Schnuck Family Plaza in the center of the Zoo.

Saturday-Sunday, August 6-7
12 noon to 3 p.m.

Feel the warm soothing beat of the steel drum as you listen to the ethereal blend of calypso, reggae, bossa, Soca and Caribbean music with Lenny Frisch, playing live music outside Caribbean Cove. Also on the weekend, kids can join in shark-themed games and activities.

Bait
Make a pit stop at Ray's Bar & Grill, located next to the exhibit (open weather permitting), for fish 'n' chips, shrimp fajitas or an adult “shark attack” cocktail.

Our Sharks
The white-spotted bamboo, brown-banded bamboo and bonnethead sharks at Stingrays at Caribbean Cove are small, shy and docile fish and pose no danger to humans. They range from two-and-a-half to five feet in length and are bottom-dwelling species that prey on small fish, crabs and invertebrates.

Hours, Prices and Other Fine Print
The Saint Louis Zoo is open Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday-Sunday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission to the Zoo is free.

Admission to Stingrays at Caribbean Cove is $4.
Members at the Family Level and above may use their Anywhere Plus Passes for admission.
Save with an Adventure Pass. This one-day pass is $12.95 per person and includes one admission to the Children's Zoo, Zooline Railroad, Conservation Carousel, 4-D Theater, Stingrays at Caribbean Cove and Sea Lion Show.
Children under age 2 are free. Admission is free to all from 8-9 a.m.
*Visitors dressed in shark costume receive free entry to Stingrays at Caribbean Cove during Shark Week, August 1-7, 2016, but those over the age of 13 must comply with the Zoo's adult costume policy.
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By: Saint Louis Zoo

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