How to Livestream Aquariums and Zoos From Home
Although zoos and aquariums across the country are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, you can still access the animal exhibits and educational activities they offer.
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SeaSpan: Weekdays, 10am; Facebook Live take you on a virtual tour of galleries, animal exhibits throughout the aquarium, storytimes, and more
Virtual Aquarium Visit: Daily; Interpretive opportunity with an animal exhibit or animal ambassador. 10am STEM-based lesson, 1pm family nature challenge
Uti-kaZoo: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; Utica Zoo Kid's Academy: Learn about alligators, crocodiles, Waylon, and more via videos and activities
Edventures Facebook Live: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10am; Educational, live presentation about animals and nature. Topic varies each day.
Digital Safari Live: Daily, 1pm; Facebook Live educational programming, virtual safaris, and behind-the-scenes animal caretaking
Virtual Voyage: Daily, 2pm; Behind the scenes animals and education on social media platforms
Live Q&A's: Daily, 3pm; Animal husbandry team will accept animal questions daily from 10am-3pm and then you can watch your answers via webcast watch party on Facebook at 3pm
- Meet the Neighbors: Daily, 12:15pm; Meet animals and staff
- Virtual Zoo Camp: Engaging activities for the whole family
Video Presentation: Daily, 11am; Facebook videos featuring videos with aquarists, animal feedings, and behind-the-scenes animal care
Zoo projects for kids and adults to do together
Bring the Zoo to You: Weekdays, daily 12pm ET; Facebook live. Educational insight from animal care specialists
Zoo to You daily videos and fun print-outs, games, quizzes, and more
- Facebook Live Educational Encounters: Tuesday-Thursday, 10:30am
- Facebook Live Keeper Check-in: Monday-Friday, 2:30pm
- Facebook Live: Daily; Animals and staff highlights, behind the scenes
- Video presentations: Facebook videos including interviews, animal feedings, and behind the scenes looks at animals
Go behind the scenes with animals and connect with animal care staff on Facebook Live. Access at-home activity ideas to coincide with the videos on the Oregon Zoo website.
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
Explore various Ripley's exhibits including the Ray Bay, Reef Shark tank, and sea turtles on Facebook Live.
For updates on live streams and animal events, visit the Association of Zoos and Aquariums website.
Main Image: Whale Shark at the Georgia Aquarium, which you can live stream here.