Penguin Discount Days at the Knoxville Zoo

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- The Knoxville Zoo is open during the winter months and you can take advantage of BIG discounts on tickets.

Through February 28, 2011 admission to the zoo is half off. Even though it's cold there are still animals that come out to enjoy the cool and crisp weather of the winter.

The penguins are just one of the many animals you can in their indoor enclosures. Other animals include the elephants, gorillas, reptiles and bears.

Take advantage of this special time of year and get a discount too! Also, if you're interested in working at the zoo during the summer months; you'll have to check out their job fair on Saturday February 12th from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

The zoo is looking for upbeat individuals to fill positions for membership sales, guest services, education interpreters and attendants for the Kids Cove. It's a perfect job for seniors, retirees, teachers, or people looking for an interesting and exciting adventure at the zoo.

Most position require applicants who are 16-years or older; however, there are some positions for 15-year-olds. For more information visit


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