JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - For thousands of families Spring Break begins right about now.
For those of you planning family outings The Jackson Zoological Park is hoping you will pay them a visit.
Saturday is Zoo Day "Year of the Cats."
You will get a sneak peak at an exciting new species. It's called a fish cat. You can also catch up on the growth of Ruby the giraffe. Ruby was born December 8th is and is a crowd favorite.
"We are premiering fishing cats in our Asian area. A brand new exhibit and brand new species for the zoo. And we have lots and lots of things for the whole family to do," said Rosemary Jalink with Jackson Zoo Marketing.
There will also be plenty of "human entertainment" for the crowds as well.
Zoo Day opens at 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning.
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