Tucson elephant Nandi is turning 5! Here’s how Reid Park Zoo is celebrating

Nandi, one of Reid Park Zoo’s elephants, is turning five this weekend. And of course, a birthday bash is in the works. 

The party begins at 8 a.m. Sunday. The first 100 people at the elephant exhibit, Exhibition Tanzania, will get free birthday cupcakes. 

By 8:30 a.m., “Happy Birthday” will be sung to Nandi and she’ll get her favorite treats. There will also be music and dancing presented by African Diaspora.

And from 9 to 10 a.m. expect elephant-themed activities and chats with zookeepers. 

Plus, a “Nandi Special” will be available in the Zoofari Market, though the meal has yet to be determined. 

Nandi’s birthday bash is free with zoo admission. 

Here’s what Nandi’s fourth birthday looked like:

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