Education Programs

Nature is the best teacher. Learning through nature is a great way to engage students and having a profound experience through close encounters with animals is the key to ignite the curiosity. Zoo provides a close encounter with natural environment and indeed a learning platform. Our students enjoy the tranquility of nature and witness the wonders of wildlife. We offer guided tour, research opportunity, enrichment programs, animal feeding under supervision, naming ceremony of new borns, welcome ceremony for newly arrived animals and birthdays of zoo animals. We involve students for mass awareness regarding wildlife on different animal and wildlife conservation related days. Our dynamic and interactive activities are set to enliven your learning experience of the natural world that surrounds us.

Guided Tour

  • Our Education staff will help you explore the zoo and will share interesting information and anecdotes of our animals. Register your visit by filling following information:

Keepers Talk

  • Our Education Team will provide you an opportunity to visit zoo keepers. Students will hear directly from the person who takes care of the animal on daily basis. You will come to know about specific trait and behavior of the animal basis. Our keeper will tell you about name, age, favorite food, eating preferences, likes and dislikes and gain insight by question answer session.  
  • Touch Table (for visually impaired students)
  • Stuffed animals/ birds or their parts (antlers, feathers, eggs etc) are displayed so visually impaired students can touch and feel them.
  • Feeding time

Come and feed the animals by yourself, enjoy the interaction as well. (feed will be provided by the Lahore Zoo)

Celebrate Animal Birthday

  • Zoo allows wildlife lovers to celebrate Birthday party of animal at Lahore Zoo. Celebrate with us as the animal grows. Students turned up in animal costume cut the birthday cake and sing for the animals. Special treat is given to the animals. All fun, no stress and a stimulating environment for our guests to explore and enjoy.

Wildlife Awareness Days

  • Lahore Zoo give importance to zoo education and consider it the mean of inculcating conservation message in the young minds. We organize awareness campaigns and host events on different biodiversity related day, involving various activities as painting competitions, drawing contest, quiz, face paintings, walk, pledge signing and many more.

Upcoming Events

Days

Dates

World Sparrow Day Mar 20
Earth Day April 22
International Day for Migratory Birds May 15
International Day for Biological Diversity May 22
World Turtle Day May 23
World Environment Day Jun 05
World Elephant Day Aug 12
World Animal Day Oct 04
World Monkey Day Dec 14

Awareness Campaigns

We are organizing different campaigns to create awareness among the masses regarding wild animals and environment, these include:

  • Say “NO” to plastic bags campaign; people deliberately use plastic bags, which are injurious to the health of animals, as animal eat them up and get their stomach choked, resulting in the death of animals. So, it is very important to aware the visitor, not to use plastic bags and replace them with paper bags, which are environment friendly as well.
  •  Keep the zoo clean; one has to keep the surrounding clean to make the environment worth living.
  • Be kind to animals
  • Others include “No Smoking Campaign”, Dengue Awareness Campaign etc.

Don’t forget to join us on these Days, make it memorable by getting registered and educate the masses through media coverage.

Internship

One can apply as a intern for the zoo. An applicant must:

  • Be the student of college/ university, enrolled in college/ university program
  • Have a recommendation letter from college/ university
  • Make a minimum 4 week commitment as a Zoo intern.

If selected he/she must:

  • Adhere to all rules and regulations imposed by the Lahore Zoo.
  • Have to submit a report at the end of the Internship.
  • Lahore Zoo will not provide housing/transportation facility.
  • Internships are non-paid.

Interns (DVM) will not be allowed for animal treatments directly except under supervision and with permission of Veterinary Officers. In case of any disciplinary against Intern, Internship is liable to be terminated by Director Zoo. Click to fill the Internship Form

Volunteership

One can apply as a volunteer for the zoo. An applicant must:

  • Be above 14 years of age.
  • Have a recommendation letter from school/ college/ university
  • Make a minimum 4 week commitment as a Zoo Volunteer.
  • If selected he/she must:
  • Adhere to all rules and regulations imposed by the Lahore Zoo.
  • Lahore Zoo will not provide housing/transportation facility.
  • Zoo Volunteers have to work for Education and Mass Awareness Program of Lahore Zoo
  • Zoo Volunteer will not be allowed for animal treatment/ interactions.
  • In case of any disciplinary against Volunteer, the volunteership program is liable to be terminated by Director Zoo.

Click to fill the Volunteership Form