If you’re looking for some fun ideas for you long weekend, don’t forget TNStars and Zoo Knoxville are offering kids, ages 4-12, $5.29 admission to the zoo on Sunday, May 29, 2016, to celebrate College Savings Day and raise awareness of the importance of saving early for education.
Representatives from the TNStars program will be at the zoo from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. to answer questions and provide more information.
AND keep thinking of your name for the new red wolf pup!
One of fewer than 300 red wolves in the world, his name will honor his birthright as part of the future of red wolf conservation in Zoo Knoxville has a special web site set up to accept suggested names, which can be submitted now through Monday, May 30.
After all the names are reviewed, three options will be selected for the community to vote on beginning Tuesday, May 31 through Sunday, June 5. The winning name will be announced on Monday, June 6. Names can be submitted online here and through links on the Zoo Knoxville web site at or the zoo’s official Facebook page.