They were the guests of honor at the zoo's "Party for the Planet."
The event is supposed to teach people how to make the environment a safer and cleaner place to live.
The animals got in on the action too.
Volunteers filled paper-mache globes with treats and put them in the exhibits.
“Recycling, reducing, re-using. The real message is that everybody can do something small and all those small differences add up to make a big difference” explain Assistant Curator of Education Julie Brunton.
The next special event at the Peoria Zoo is “Pirate and Princess Day” on May 3rd.
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