The ZooMobile is a mobile education program that brings a variety of live animals and artifacts directly to you. The ZooMobile visits schools, nursing homes, community meetings, libraries, and community events. Formal and informal presentation styles are available. Unfortunately, we are unable to bring the ZooMobile to private residences. Request the ZooMobile using the below link, or call our Education Department at (607) 724-5461 ext. 235.

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Formal Presentation

This program consists of a thirty to forty-five minute sit-down presentation. Five animals are included in this presentation, each brought out one at a time for participants to see and touch. The presentations can be tailored for any age group or target audience, from school groups to private parties.

Facilitators discuss a wide range of topics, touching on many subjects or focusing on a specific subject upon request. Topics include, but are not limited to: animal classification, habitats, endangered species, misunderstood animals, adaptations, survival techniques or any other requested topic.

Presentations are best suited for groups of up to 30 or 40 individuals, but are also available for larger groups. Multiple presentations may be arranged at a single location.

ZooMobile Pricing

  • (1) 45 Minute Formal ZooMobile Presentation: $85.00
  • (2) 45 Minute Formal Presentations: $135.00
  • (3) 45 Minute Formal Presentations: $185.00


An extra charge of $10.00 is added to groups of 30 or more.

A mileage fee is applied to ZooMobiles located more than 10 miles away from the Binghamton Zoo. Mileage fees are billed at $0.75 per mile past the 10 mile mark. ZooMobiles less than 10 miles away are not billed for travel.

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Informal Presentation

This presentation is best suited for community events, festivals, etc. During an informal ZooMobile, participants are able to walk by at their leisure, ask questions, touch and observe the animals up close. Informal presentations are available in blocks of two or three hours and include six animals, usually with two animals out at a time on a rotational basis.

As with formal ZooMobiles, informal presentations can be tailored for any age group or target audience. Facilitators will discuss a wide range of topics, though specific topics can be focused on by request.

ZooMobile Pricing

  • 2 hour Informal Presentations: $135.00
  • 3 hour Informal Presentations: $165.00


A mileage fee is applied to ZooMobiles located more than 10 miles away from the Binghamton Zoo. Mileage fees are billed at $0.75 per mile past the 10 mile mark. ZooMobiles less than 10 miles away are not billed for travel. 

If your event does not fit within these formats we are always willing to work with you and adapt our programs to your needs.