Click here to learn more.
As we creep closer and closer to the 31st, it's clear that humans aren't the only species getting into the Halloween spirit! From coast to coast,
zoos and aquariums across the country are celebrating with spooktacular events this weekend.
There are plenty of things going bump in the night, like elephant pumpkin smashes, costume contests, ghoulish games, haunted mazes and, of course, candy. Here's a roundup of our favorite Halloween events:
The Denver Zoo's annual Boo at the Zoo event features magic shows, trick-or-treat stations, animal encounters and creepy crawly demonstrations. Kids will get the chance to get up close and personal with critters like spiders, reptiles and vampire bats — perfect species for Halloween!
Jetting over to the Big Apple, the New York Aquarium is throwing a pirate-themed party. Storytellers will spin tales of pirate adventure on the high seas, while little zoogoers explore their way through a Haunted Sea-fari and get their groove on with the Dancing Pirate Gypsies. And if you're interested in learning more about the aquarium's residents, an interactive workshop introduces "creatures of the creepy deep," like the vampire squid and the goblin shark.
In Detroit, the Zoo Boo promises no tricks, just lots of treats. A trick-or-treat trail leads visitors through pumpkin displays to a graveyard masked with a veil of eerie fog. From there, the tiny ghouls and goblins will hang out with the witches and vampires in the Haunted Reptile House, and then escape to the Zoo Boo Revue, a live mini-musical made just for the Halloween season.
Like this article? Have a point of view to share? Let us know!
Thank you for subscribing to Petwire. Look for the latest newsletter each Wednesday.
The nation was captivated by two Arizona
llamas on the run who led police on a
nearly three-hour chase on Thursday.
Cats and dogs shouldn't have bad breath
or swollen gums. Find out how to tell if
your animal has dental disease.
Here are 6 critical things to do before you
take one on, like examining your finances
and deciding if you’re…
We asked an expert for advice on what to do if your animal gets the parasites and how to prevent them from coming back.
Thanks to his webbed feet, the Spanish
Water Dog has a knack for swimming,
boating and playing in water.
If the video doesn't start playing momentarily,
please install the latest version of Flash.
Thank you for subscribing.