Lake City, UT) – It’s that time of year again – love is in the air and it’s
making you feel positively animal! Why not spend quality Valentine’s Day time
this February at Utah’s Hogle Zoo? There are plenty of fun-loving activities
for singles, couples and families alike.


For sweetie-seeking singles… For the first time ever, Hogle
Zoo is hosting a Mating Dances and Wild Romances Singles Mixer February
2, 2009 from 6 to 9 pm
in honor of the LOVE-liest
time of year! Hogle Zoo is helping the unattached find their inner swooning
Saint Valentine with an evening of aphrodisiacal appetizers and concupiscentconfections, all while providing a little lesson on how animals
pick their partners. This year at Hogle Zoo, singles may just find their soul
mate while swirling around in a pot of fondue! Cost is $27
for members, $30 for non-members.

For the hopelessly smitten-

you’ve never seen a passionate porcupine or an amorous armadillo, it’s time to
learn how animals find their mates. Adults 21 and over can ditch the
boring dates and Barry White CDs for a session of Mating Dances and Wild
February 7 and 13 from 6 to 9 pm. Join Hogle
Zoo’s Education Department as they provide a look into the private lives and
courtship behaviors of animals from around the world. It’s an evening of fun
as couples dine on a delectable dinner prepared by Hogle Zoo’s own executive
chef and learn how animals play the mating game.
Reserve your spot
today -this event is a sell-out every single year. Cost is $54 for non-member
couples, $60 for member couples. Reserve your spot now!


For the family-focused- 

you had so much romance in your life that you’ve now got a family?

your love through quality family time with Sweet Talk: A Valentine’s
Breakfast for the Whole Family
Saturday February 14 from 7:45 to 10 am at
Hogle Zoo.
This is a great event for kids of all ages to learn about
flirting in the animal world through fun games and activities. Throw in a
scrumptious continental breakfast and valentine craft, and you’ve got chemistry
for family fun! Cost is $13.50 for member adults, $15 for non-member adults;
kids 12 and under are $9 for members, $10 for non-members. Reserve your spot


more information about Hogle Zoo education programs, visit;
to register for these events over the phone call (801) 584-1763 or
visit Hogle Zoo Guest Services during Zoo hours.


About the Association
of Zoos & Aquariums:

Utah’s Hogle Zoo is one of
only 218 institutions accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums
(AZA).  Look for the AZA logo whenever
you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a
facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience
for you, and a better future for all living things.  AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to
helping animals in their native habitats. For more information visit

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