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Creatures of the Night at ZooAmerica

Bring a flashlight and explore ZooAmerica to get a rare glimpse into the nighttime habits of more than 200 North American animals, starting at 6:00 during Hersheypark in the Dark. Watch the wolves howl at the moon, see the bears devour pumpkins, and hang out with the bats at their favorite hour!

Plus, discover more than 10 limited time exhibits and displays great for families of all ages. Check out the list below of some featured displays!

Learn more about Creatures of the Night.
Bring your own flashlight or purchase one at the door when you arrive!


Touch-a-Reptile

Ever wonder what a snake, turtle, or alligator feel like? Now is your chance to find out! Stop by and meet with some of our cold-blooded animal friends.


Halloween Treats

Everyone loves some pumpkin flavored treats, our animal friends are no different! Watch featured animals enjoy a special Halloween treat. Fridays are black bears, Saturdays are gray wolves, and Sundays are select animals in the nocturnal wing of The Great Southwest Building.


Truth or Tale

Do owls have the best hearing? Are tarantulas really deadly? ZooAmerica naturalists present Truth or Tale, an engaging show that explores the facts and myths of animal tales in an education and entertaining way.