Animal Attraction (2/05)

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

While the weather is chilly outside, why not spend a hot and steamy evening…in the rainforest at Animal Attractions presented by the Cleveland Zoo! Enjoy a Valentine’s celebration while sampling dishes from Cleveland’s favorite area restaurants, sipping tasty beverages and trekking behind-the-scenes for even “closer” animal “encounters!”

Listen to stories and learn more about your Zoo’s wildlife “conservation” efforts as you enjoy presentations from Marc Ancrenaz, Director of the Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Project in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo (KOCP), and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo staff: Geoff Hall, General Curator; Dr. Chris Kuhar, Curator of Primates & Small Mammals; Jim Nemet, Education Specialist & Staff; and, special guest speaker Joe B. Keiper, Curator of Invertebrate Zoology & Director of Science at The Cleveland Natural History Museum.

Some of the participating restaurants include Blue Canyon, Cleveland Cupcake Company, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, Hoggy’s Restaurant & Catering, Paladar Latin Kitchen, Sammy’s and Sans Souci.

6-9pm. $65, Adults 21 & over please. (there may be LOTS of monkey business. tee hee hee)
For more information visit www.clevelandzoosociety.org