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Cure your winter blues with orchids

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Hundreds of exotic and unusual South American orchids are ready for viewing at Mesker Park Zoo. Orchid Escape is inside AMAZONIA, Forest of Riches. There are hundreds of different flower species to look at. Zoo curators have been working hard for weeks getting the exhibit ready.

There is no additional charge for Zoo visitors to enjoy this exhibition.

This weekend, bring the kids out for Or-kid. This program is for ages 5-12. Participants will learn about orchids, have fun creating a craft, and enjoy an orchid themed snack. The cost of this program for Zoo members is $10 or $15 for non-members.

There's also an orchid event for the adults. It's a special preview party. This event provides Zoo members with the opportunity to tour Orchid Escape and speak to orchid experts about the exhibit. Light refreshments and coffee will be provided in AMAZONIA's Research Station. The price for the special opportunity is $15 per person.

Orchid Escape continues until March 16th.

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