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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor

For Immediate Release
PBS Kids Presents The Cat in the Hat at Knoxville Zoo
Knoxville ZooMarch 9, 2011 - The Cat in the Hat, star of the PBS Kids "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!™" program, will be making a special appearance at Knoxville Zoo on Saturday, March 12, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Visitors can meet the most famous Dr. Seuss character of all and pose for photos with The Cat in the Hat himself at the Encounter Village stage. Little visitors can also participate in fun Seussical-inspired activities, too!

"The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That™" series builds on children's curiosity about the natural world and each episode takes them on an adventure to make their own discoveries. The series also encourages kids to visit their local libraries, science museums, aquariums, parks and zoos to continue their science explorations. "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That™" can be seen six days a week on East Tennessee PBS.

The chance to meet The Cat in the Hat is included with admission to Knoxville Zoo. For more information, visit the zoo's website at www.knoxville-zoo.org or call 865-637-5331.

The Cat in the Hat Copyright © 2010 Random House, Inc. Dr. Seuss properties used by permission. Dr. Seuss properties ™ & © 1937-2010. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. All Rights Reserved.

Knoxville Zoo is Knoxville's largest year-round attraction. Located off exit 392A from Interstate 40, the zoo is open every day except Christmas Day. Knoxville Zoo is nationally accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is committed to the highest standards in animal care and well-being, ethics, conservation, and education. Currently, the zoo is open daily from 10:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Admission and ticket sales stop one-hour before the zoo closes. Next-day admission is free after 3 p.m. For more information, please call 865.637.5331 ext. 300 or visit www.knoxville-zoo.org.
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