Foxy Fun Encounter

From the Great Plains to the Sahara, meet the foxes in our care




Get to Know Our Curious Foxes

Go behind the scenes with our animal care team as they train and care for our adorable and playful foxes. From the Arctic to the deserts of Africa, foxes play integral roles in their ecosystems and you can play a role in their conservation once you learn all about them.

Tour Highlights

Meet some pint-sized predators ready to win your heart

In this one-of-a-kind experience, you’ll learn about fox species from around the world – their behavior in the wild, the challenges they face, and our conservation efforts – all while the foxes play at your feet.

Who you’ll meet

Each Foxy Fun Encounter is unique, but some of our most frequent stars include Carrie the swift fox, and fennec foxes Daisy and Jager.

What to expect on your tour

During this special up-close encounter, our curious foxes play, explore, sniff, and enjoy tasty treats. 



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Reserve Your Foxy Fun Encounter

Grab a friend for a private, two-person Foxy Fun Encounter with some of our smallest residents.

Please note: Guests must be 14 years of age or older to participate. Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a paid guardian or parent. Closed-toed shoes and long pants are required for all participants.

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My son talked about this tour the whole way home. The best part? It wasn’t just about how cute the little fennec fox was. I could tell he had a new respect for wildlife and how important they are in the world in ways he never knew. What a win, thank you.

- Tanner C.