Kids can join in with Vets in Action at ZSL London Zoo this half-term: Saturday 15 February to Sunday 23 February 2019
ZSL London Zoo is inviting children to become zoo vets this February half-term - at Animal Hospital, an award-winning role-playing experience for budding veterinarians.
From Saturday 15 to Sunday 23 February as part of Vets in Action, kids will be able to truly step into the role of a vet at ZSL London Zoo, during a packed week of interactive family events celebrating their incredible work.
After reporting for duty at the hospital’s reception, junior vets will pop on their white coats and pick up their schedules before joining the team in the Zoo’s specially-recreated zoo vet clinics.
Becoming part of the action, children will help experts examine, x-ray and carry out treatments on toys, experiencing first-hand the huge variety of work carried out by the Zoo’s vets, vet nurses and zookeepers – from microchipping meerkats to removing plastic from the tummy of a sea turtle.
After the stethoscopes come off, a packed schedule of demonstrations and activities throughout the week will take families further inside the exciting world of the Zoo: explaining everything the ZSL team does to keep its 18,000 residents in tip-top condition – from the cobras and crocodiles in the Reptile House to the tamanduas and three-toed sloths in Rainforest Life.
A great value day out, Vets in Action and all extra activities are included in the entry price. Beat the queues at the gate and book tickets online now: