Animal tours

Visit animals in real life!

Some local farms welcome tour groups. Your local 4-H group could also help you identify places in your area to see and learn about animals. Zoos and aquariums often have special educational tours just for elementary and middle schools.

Recommended resources

Agritourism World
Search for farm tours in your area and find special agriculture events

4-H Search
Connect with the 4-H program in your area

Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Enter your zip code and find a zoo or aquarium near you

Featured Resource

Animal cams!

Some zoos set up special cameras so that people can go online and watch the animals. Check out these animal cams at the San Diego Zoo:

Elephant plays the harmonica!

You might see some weird things on a zoo tour! In this video, the zookeepers at the Smithsonian National Zoo help an elephant play the harmonica.

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