Animalympics Enrichment at Stone Zoo on July 23

STONEHAM – The animals at Stone Zoo will be getting into the Olympic spirit on July 23! In celebration of the upcoming Olympic Games, many of the animals will receive sports-inspired enrichment. Visitors will also be able to watch the animals enjoy treats made especially for them.


A Leaping Snow Leopard at the Stone Zoo. Courtesy Photo © Eric Kilby

A Leaping Snow Leopard at the Stone Zoo. Courtesy Photo © Eric Kilby


From leaping to swimming to jumping, animals are capable of incredible athletic skills. Guests can learn more about these abilities and find out how they compare. Enrichment plays a key role in our animal care program, and can be offered in a variety of different ways. Zookeepers use novelty foods, sounds, smells, boxes, bags, and toys to provide activities that excite all the senses. Environmental enrichment encourages animals to use their natural abilities and behaviors to interact with their environment.

General Information


When? July 23, 2016 from 10AM to 2:30PM


Where? The Stone Zoo, 149 Pond Street, Stoneham, MA 02180


Cost? Adults are $16.95, senior are $14.95, children ages 2-12 are $11.95, and children under 2 as well as members are free


For tickets or other information, please visit or call (617) 541-LION.

Stone Zoo Map 2016

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