AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Zoo has rolled out a brand new function designed for guests sufficiently old to drive.
Five electrical scooters made to appear like animals at the moment are obtainable to lease for these 18 and older, the zoo mentioned in a launch.
The “ScooterPals Fur-Wheelers” are full measurement, seated, four-wheel scooters obtainable by a timed rental.
They’re sufficiently big to accommodate a big grownup, or an grownup with a baby at the very least 36 inches tall, the zoo mentioned.
Visitors can select from a menagerie of plush beasts to zip round a portion of the zoo’s 77 acres, together with:
- Ponce the lion;
- Reya the giraffe;
- Sarge the rhinoceros;
- Nyx the leopard; or
- Kozēe the black bear.
The scooters can be found to lease on the lemur constructing within the Legends of the Wild space, close to the principle entrance. They value $5 for the rental, plus 35 cents per minute.
Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Akron Zoo works to maintain animals from extinction and at present participates in 46 species’ survival applications, from the Golden lion tamarin to the Mauritius pink pigeon.
The zoo is open every day and summer time hours run 10 a.m. to five p.m. Check the web site for admission costs or name 330-375-2550. The zoo is situated at 505 Euclid Ave. west of downtown Akron.