San Antonio zoo to host 'Eclipse Extravaganza' and study animal behavior during solar spec

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SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Zoo will be hosting a 'Eclipse Extravaganza' to study animal behavior during the 'Ring of Fire'.The zoo will arrange a number of

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San Antonio Zoo's 'Eclipse Extravaganza' to offer festivities and shed new light on animal behavior during eclipses. (Courtesy: San Antonio Zoo)

The zoo will arrange a number of activities for park-goers including, education booths, live music, costume contests, and even free trick-or-treating. The festivities will begin at 10:00 a.m. The solar eclipse will begin at 11:52 a.m. The interesting thing is that there are so few published studies on animal behavior at zoos during eclipses," Dr. Charles Ritzler, the Director of Animal Wellbeing, said, "so San Antonio Zoo would be making an incredibly unique contribution to an area of the scientific community that still isn't well understood or documented.

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