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Zoo to YOU

Teachers, are you looking for an exciting and unique way to teach science objectives to your students? With rates beginning at $80, the Hattiesburg Zoo can bring the Animal Kingdom to your school or classroom! Best of all, this interactive learning opportunity is aligned with the Mississippi Science Curriculum, ensuring a wildly successful and educational experience for all!

Program Options

  • Our Five Senses
  • Fun & Furry
  • Animals with Scales
  • Animals with Feathers
Pre-K & Kindergarten
  • Animal Coverings
First Grade
  • Animal Habitats
  • Animal Growth
Second Grade - High School
  • Carnivore, Herbivore, Omnivore & Predator 
  • Animal Adaptations
  • Animal Classification
  • The Wonder of Birds
  • The World of Reptiles
  • Zoo Careers

Program Details

  • All presentations last approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cost is $80 total for two classes of 24 children. Up to four classes can be scheduled within one school day at a cost of $40 per class. A minimum of two classes must be scheduled.
  • School assembly presentations are also available at a rate of $250 for up to 150 people. Two assembly presentations may be scheduled in one day.
  • Please note that all children may not be able to touch animals in assembly presentations.
  • An additional charge of $25 will be added to schools more than 20 miles away from the Hattiesburg Zoo.


For more information or to schedule a class, email or call Krissy Hamilton at 601.545.4576.