Pancakes with Fiona! Cincinnati Zoo hosts ‘Breakfast with the Animals’ for up-close experience

The Cincinnati Zoo &Botanical Gardens will host Breakfast with the Animals April 9 through August 28.
The Cincinnati Zoo &Botanical Gardens will host Breakfast with the Animals April 9 through August 28.

Here’s your chance to dine with lions, elephants and Fiona, the world-famous hippo.

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens will host Breakfast with the Animals, starting April 9 and extending through August 28.

The Cincinnati Zoo &Botanical Gardens will host Breakfast with the Animals April 9 through August 28.
The Cincinnati Zoo &Botanical Gardens will host Breakfast with the Animals April 9 through August 28.

The catered breakfast experience will start at the Base Camp Café deck, followed by a meet-up with a zookeeper to hear stories of their experiences and to learn fun facts about the animals.

The highlight will be an up-close view of cheetahs, giraffes, gorillas and more zoo animals in a relaxed setting.

Breakfast, which starts at 7 a.m., features pancakes with Nutella, breakfast burritos, hash browns, fruit, yogurt, and non-alcoholic beverages.

The Cincinnati Zoo &Botanical Gardens will host Breakfast with the Animals April 9 through August 28.
The Cincinnati Zoo &Botanical Gardens will host Breakfast with the Animals April 9 through August 28.

The Breakfast with the Animals dates are:

· April 9 – Breakfast with the Lions and Hippos

· April 18 – Breakfast with the Elephants and African Penguins

· May 5 – Breakfast with the Hippos and Painted Dogs

· May 22 – Breakfast with the Red Pandas and Kangaroos

· June 4 – Breakfast with the Gorillas and Manatees

· June 19 – Breakfast with the Cheetahs and Giraffe

· July 17 – Breakfast with the Hippos and Cheetahs

· July 31 – Breakfast with the Kangaroos and Elephants

· August 7 – Breakfast with the Hippos and African Penguins

· August 28 – Breakfast with the Lions and Painted Dogs

The Cincinnati Zoo &Botanical Gardens will host Breakfast with the Animals April 9 through August 28.
The Cincinnati Zoo &Botanical Gardens will host Breakfast with the Animals April 9 through August 28.

Tickets for the event are $119 per person. Early admission and parking are included, and the admission is good all day.

More information can be found on the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens website: cincinnatizoo.org.

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