Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo offers $5 Admission for MLK Day


Red Fox at Zoo near Branford ApartmentsThis coming Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo for a discounted rate.  In celebration of the holiday, the zoo is offering $5 admission for all ages from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Since school is out, this is the perfect opportunity to round up the family and spend some quality time together. Located less than half an hour away from Branford, Ct. apartments at Montoya, the zoo is an ideal destination for a school holiday.

From birds and reptiles to mammals and amphibians, the Beardsley Zoo has over 100 animal species to guarantee a day full of fun! What does the fox say? Meet the family of Red Foxes residing at the Beardsley zoo and learn about the habitat and lifestyle. While on your adventure through the zoo, gaze upon the grassland exhibit, and you may be lucky enough to spot the zoo’s Siberian tiger, Robeki. As a critically endangered subspecies of tiger, the Siberian tiger is a rare and exciting sight.

Make the trip to the zoo even more exciting by heading online before your visit and printing out some scavenger hunts for the kids. Each scavenger hunt is designed to encourage children to actively search for facts about the animals at their exhibits. Don’t forget to bring a pencil!

While at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, make sure to check out the steps the zoo is taking in conservation action and how your family can help. For more information on Beardsley Zoo, visit http://www.beardsleyzoo.org/.

Beardsley Zoo is the perfect year-round activity for your family and is just minutes from the Montoya apartment community in Branford. If you are looking to rent an apartment in Branford, stop by the Leasing Center at 57 Montoya Circle, call Karen at the Leasing Center at 203-481- 9800 or you can call or text her cell at 203-537-3172.

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