Animal Encounters

Animal Encounters

Book an Animal Encounter today and get even closer to animals! Get nose-to-beak (or snout) with National Aviary Animal Ambassadors! “Hang out” with a sloth, hold a stunning bird of prey on your gloved hand, or spend quality time with a penguin, while learning about these unique birds and mammals from a National Aviary expert. Members receive a Member Savings Price discount!!!!

All National Aviary Animal Encounters include General Admission!

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Pittsburgh’s National Aviary welcomes a new male Andean Condor | 90.5 WESA

The National Aviary publicly welcomed a new, male Andean Condor named Bud to Pittsburgh this week.

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Meet Bud: National Aviary announces arrival of new Andean condor | WTAE

The National Aviary announced the arrival of one of its newest residents Thursday.

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Valentine’s Day Lovebirds: National Aviary celebrates dove hatching, bird couples | Yahoo! News

This Valentine’s Day, love is in the air, right alongside the birds at the National Aviary.

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National Aviary Mourns the Loss of a Fan-Favorite Bird | Pittsburgh Magazine

The National Aviary is moving forward without one of its most popular and colorful attractions — a favorite among both staff and visitors.

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