Lehigh Valley Zoo
August 27, 2021
|(Schnecksville, PA) – Meet the newest resident of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Lavender! Lavender is a Ringtail and has a close connection with the Zoo. She is our current Ringtail Kringle’s half-sister
Lavender comes to us from our neighbor ZooAmerica and was hailed a training super star by their animal care team. Her current caregivers will be doing training sessions in her home throughout the day to continue working on cooperative husbandry behaviors. This will give her the choice to participate in her own care here at the zoo! In the future guests will get an opportunity to see training at the Zoo once she becomes more adjusted.
If you would like to catch a glimpse of her in her new home (past the otter exhibit), please be sure to keep a close eye out. While she is adjusting to her new home, we’re giving her more opportunities to hide and meet guests by choice. We’re so excited to have Lavender as part of our Lehigh Valley Zoo family and for our guests to see how we build relationships with our animals.
As a member-supported non-profit organization, Lehigh Valley Zoological Society was founded in 2004, but as a treasured community landmark, the Zoo’s history spans over a century. Founded in 1906 by General Harry C. Trexler, a local industrialist, the Lehigh Valley’s Trexler Game Preserve has educated and entertained more than five million people.
Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the Lehigh Valley Zoo hosts year-round, family-friendly events and activities, educational programs, and camps. With a mission to create a safe, engaging and enlightening wildlife experience for guests of all ages, the Zoo demonstrates leadership in the cultural, scientific and conservation communities. To learn more about Lehigh Valley Zoo, we invite you to visit our website, www.lvzoo.org, or follow us on Facebook @LVZOO.