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Try this: Meet the Nashville Zoo’s red panda, tortoise, and cassowary

The three new encounters are part of the zoo’s Backstage Pass tours.


Don’t miss daily red panda keeper talks at the zoo. | Photo by Becky Hardy via the Nashville Zoo

The Nashville Zoo’s Backstage Pass tours grant visitors access to areas and adventures not available to the public.

Depending on the tour selected, you will travel with a personal guide to meet a rhino, two-toed sloth, giraffe, or other animal up close. The zoo just added three new experiences — here’s what to know before you go:

Pro tip: The new 30-minute tours include a feeding opportunity + zoo admission.

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