Pine Grove Zoo celebrates 4th of July with enrichment

One of Pine Grove Zoo’s resident bobcats enjoying an enrichment treat during the Little Falls attraction's annual Fourth of July enrichment event that enhances the quality of animal care by providing a stimulating environment for the animals. Submitted photo / Little Falls Zoo

LITTLE FALLS — Pine Grove Zoo will observe the Fourth of July with its annual enrichment-themed event.

Visitors can see the holiday event 1-3 p.m. with paid admission to the Little Falls attraction and watch how the zookeepers enhance the quality of animal care by providing a stimulating environment, a news release stated.

The staff keeps the animals mentally stimulated and interested by distributing toys, special food items, perfumes, changing their exhibits and more, according to the release, which promotes natural behaviors such as foraging and hunting for the animals.

Pine Grove Zoo’s stated mission is to promote environmental conservation and aid in the creation of a superior zoological park through fundraising and educational activities.

For more information about the zoo or the Fourth of July event, call 320-616-5595, email or visit .

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