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Animals receive early Thanksgiving treats

Visitors will get an up-close look at animal feedings on Saturday. (Source: WALB) Visitors will get an up-close look at animal feedings on Saturday. (Source: WALB)
Guests will be able to make treats to feed their favorite animals starting at 10:30 in the morning. (Source: WALB) Guests will be able to make treats to feed their favorite animals starting at 10:30 in the morning. (Source: WALB)
Chehaw's Animal Thanksgiving ends with an educational program at 3:00 in the afternoon. (Source: WALB) Chehaw's Animal Thanksgiving ends with an educational program at 3:00 in the afternoon. (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

You can celebrate Thanksgiving early this weekend with some furry friends.

Chehaw is hosting its annual Animal Thanksgiving Saturday.

Visitors can make special treats for their favorite animals, then watch zookeepers feed them. 

Officials say that Animal Thanksgiving enriches the lives of our animals by promoting their natural instincts and keeps them mentally and physically stimulated. 

The feedings start at 10:30 a.m. and end with an educational program at 3 p.m.

Below are is a full list of Saturday's events at Chehaw:

  • 10:30 Cheetah Run & “Turkey” Feast
  • 11:00 Colobus Monkey Feast
  • 11:30 Rhino Encounter & Pumpkin Snack
  • 12:00 Meerkat Tetherball
  • 1:00 Bear Feast
  • 1:30 Coati Enrichment
  • 2:00 Snake Feeding
  • 2:30 Camel Thanksgiving
  • 3:00 Education Program

Animal Thanksgiving is free with Park and Zoo admission.

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