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Be a Zoo Explorer {+ GIVEAWAY}

This post is sponsored by Stonyfield through my partnership with the YoGetters program!

Yesterday, the girls and I loaded up for a picnic lunch at the zoo right after preschool. I took a bit of a risk daring to skip Everly’s nap, but it ended up being well worth it! I’m guessing this will be our best “zoo summer” yet!


Exotic Exhibits

The very first thing we noticed when walking into the zoo was a series of GIANT photographs highlighting different animals. We talked to a very nice woman who explained that the project was in partnership with a nature photographer (from Lincoln, NE!) and National Geographic.

He hopes to photograph all animal species and bring awareness to endangered animals in the process. Some of the animals featured were even photographed at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo!


Of course my “E” girls HAD to get their picture taken with the elephant! And speaking of elephants… we decided to set up our picnic lunch in the African Grasslands!


Lunch On-the-Go

I kept things simple with sandwiches and raw veggies, but the girls were pretty delighted that I packed Stonyfield smoothies as part of their lunch! We had an awesome time enjoying the sunshine, talking about our favorite animals, and deciding which exhibit to check out next!


And Everly quickly realized that YoKids smoothies are almost as fun to wear as they are to eat ;)

Omaha is incredibly lucky to have a zoo like the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium! We take the girls year-round and always find something new to enjoy. Like this sisterly moment with the giraffes…


Get Out and Explore your Zoo this Summer!

Now through the end of September, when you buy two specially-marked YoKids yogurt multipacks, you will receive a FREE kid’s admission to your local AZA-accredited zoo or aquarium with the purchase of an adult ticket!

Stonyfield YoKids is also sponsoring the AZA SAFE (Saving Animals from Extinction) and contributing funds to conservation projects happening around the country at our local zoos!


Enter to Win a Henry Doorly Zoo + Stonyfield Prize Pack!

As a special treat for my local Omaha readers, I personally will be giving away an awesome zoo + yogurt prize pack including 4 adult tickets to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and an assortment of coupons for free Stonyfield yogurt – yum! This giveaway is not provided or endorsed by Stonyfield or the AZA.

Never fear, if you’re reading from another part of the country, you can still pick up 2 packs of YoKids yogurt to snag your FREE zoo ticket from Stonyfield :)

Find me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to continue the conversation! I’d love to hear about your zoo adventures! And please SHARE with a mama who you think would enjoy this post!

xoxo joanna

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