Twilight at the Zoo: Exclusive Behind the Scenes – Penguins

Twilight at the Zoo: Exclusive Behind the Scenes - Penguins

For Adults Only; Ages 21 and older!

Comical and captivating, the zoo’s Humboldt penguin colony is a joy to watch. Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Penguin Coast led by senior animal care staff. We will visit the husbandry building, where penguins can spend time indoors, as well as the life support systems building which houses all of the equipment needed to maintain a critical balance in the 50,000-gallon pool. Guests will have the chance to chat with the staff who care for the penguins firsthand, and learn about how the Rosamond Gifford Zoo contributes to the Humboldt penguin Species Survival Plan. Come see for yourself how your local accredited zoo is making a difference in the future of this endangered species.

$55 members, $65 non-members

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Pre-registration is required.
Please let us know if a member of your party has special needs or mobility concerns when registering.
Spaces fill fast — Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Meet a Keeper Mornings: Penguins

Meet a Keeper Mornings: Penguins Syracuse Zoo RGZ

Meet a Keeper Mornings!
For Adults Only; Ages 21 and up!

Comical and captivating, the zoo’s Humboldt penguin colony is a joy to watch. Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Penguin Coast led by senior animal care staff. We will visit the husbandry building, where penguins can spend time indoors, as well as the life support systems building which houses all the equipment needed to maintain a critical balance in the 50,000 gallon pool. Guests will have the chance to chat with the staff who care for the penguins firsthand, and learn about how the Rosamond Gifford Zoo contributes to the Humboldt penguin Species Survival Plan. Come see for yourself how your local accredited zoo is making a difference in the future of this endangered species.

Cost: $65 members, $75 non-members

Reserve Now!

Pre-registration is required.
Please let us know if a member of your party has special needs or mobility concerns when registering.
Spaces fill fast — Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Family Twilight: The Scoop on Poop

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Dung Beetle

Everyone does it, including all the animals at the zoo! Some animals even put poop to good use, like our Humboldt penguins do! Come explore the wonders of poop in this stinker of a class!

For 6-10 year olds! Caregivers must stay

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Members: $20 per child or child/adult pair
Non-members: $25 per child or child/adult pair

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email kcoons@rosamondgiffordzoo.org