MIAMI--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--From iPads to memory games and painting to sign language, the orangutans on Jungle Island are pretty clever and are learning new activities every day in Orangutan School. Now, Jungle Island is launching a brand new experience that lets you be a “Teacher for a Day.”
Join Jungle Island’s Orangutan School teachers for a one-on-one session with our orangutans and get a hands on interaction with our unique students. As part of the session, you’ll learn about the ins and outs of the Orangutan School enrichment program and how it benefits the daily lives of orangutans. You’ll also learn about the diet, physical attributes and more of the Jungle’s orangutans.
Once you’ve prepared the day’s lesson plan with our teachers, it’s your turn to interact with our orangutans and go through the lesson with them. Be amazed at your new students’ ability to match shapes, play a memory game, identify objects on the iPad, brush their teeth and more!
Orangutans are highly intelligent creatures who love being able to interact in new and unique ways, which makes the Orangutan School on Jungle Island a perfect fit. What better way to see these amazing animals up-close than as a teacher for a day?
Jungle Island’s Orangutan School – Teacher for a Day is offered daily, but advance reservations are suggested. The experience costs $180 for adults and includes park admission. Reservations can be made by calling (305) 400-7000 between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm, 7 days per week.
Jungle Island is located in the heart of the city between Downtown Miami and South Beach. Building upon the rich tradition Parrot Jungle began in 1936, today’s Jungle Island is home to the world's rarest and most incredible animals. Guests participate in hands-on interactions with fascinating animals, marvel at the engaging animal shows and presentations, and are amazed by the park's breathtaking landscapes and vistas.
With its Treetop Ballroom and full in-house catering operation, Jungle Island is also South Florida's choice to host events of any size. From extravagant galas to intimate ceremonies and everything in between, Jungle Island's specialists seamlessly execute any event, regardless of scope. Whether you enjoy the excitement of the theme park, or attend an extraordinary event, your experience on Jungle Island will certainly be unforgettable.
For more information on the new experience, visit www.jungleisland.com/orangutanschool.