Fun, fast-paced…and often furry
Explore the wackiest and most fascinating creatures at the Philadelphia Zoo by following a trail of clues and answering tricky, humorous questions. Highlights include the Big Cat Falls, the Rare Animal Conservation Center, Bear Country, the Primate Reserve, and the African Plains (where Tony the white rhino hangs out).
This zoo is just the right size for a great hunt. In two hours, you can cover most of the exhibits and highlights—from the tiniest ants to the greatest apes. And you don’t need to know anything about animals or the zoo to triumph. You don’t even need to know an asp from an emu.
You might search for answers to such questions as…
- Why might you think that the tigers here like “finger food”? Answer: They eat knucklebones, according to a sign.
- Visit the Carnivore Kingdom. If you kissed an aardwolf, why would the smooch last a long time? Answer: Its tongue is sticky.
- Near a bar-headed goose, who, thanks to a typo, must be the tallest man in the world? Answer: “Mr. Everest,” on a sign that probably meant to abbreviate Mount Everest.
Designed to spur team bonding and lots of laughter, this scavenger hunt is perfect for all sorts of group events—from corporate retreats to social-club outings. When it debuted in 2002, it drew raves from a Fortune 500 firm that offered it to employees and clients.
Kids can also get in on the fun with a version designed to get them collaborating with adults. Recommended by GoCityKids.com, the game is great for school field trips, camp outings, birthday parties—you name it. Suitable for ages 7 and up.