Not your usual Easter eggs at Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium

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Easter is around the corner and you know what that means. It is time for the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium, Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th. Participation in the fun is free with paid admission to Wildlife World.

The Easter Egg Hunt will be located near the all-new zoo & aquarium entrance. To make certain everyone has the best time possible, the activity will be divided according to age group. Children ages 7 and under begin promptly at 1:30p.m., while older kids ages 8 and up begin at 3:30 p.m.

Just in time for Easter is a temporary aquatic display of shark eggs located inside the Aquarium's Predator building next to the giant shark tank. The eggs are from a smaller species of egg-laying shark known as banded cat sharks. (Some shark species such as bull, white tip reef and whale sharks give live birth). Visitors will be able to see tiny shark embryos developing inside a semi-clear, leathery pouch.

Grey Stafford, Ph.D. is the Director of Conservation and Communications at the Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium and author of the new pet-training book, " ". He appears frequently on 3TV with some of the zoo's fascinating animals.

Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium, which is located at 16501 W. Northern Ave., Litchfield Park, is open 365 days a year, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daytime admission is $26.50 (plus tax) for adults and $14.25 (plus tax) for children 3 to 12; children 2 and younger get in free. Special evening admission to the Aquarium only is $16.99 (plus tax) for adults and $8.99 (plus tax) for children 3 to 12. For more information, call 623-935-WILD (9453) or visit .