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Conservation, Education, Saving Species

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Our Mission

Friends of the Zoo is a non-profit organization and dedicated partner of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. The Friends organization provides financial support through funds dedicated to the welfare of the zoo's animals, educational programs and family-friendly facilities.

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ZOO RESERVATIONS

MEMBERSHIP

When every dollar counts, a zoo membership pays for itself in just a few visits. Become a member and you’ll see how the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is the best family entertainment value around!

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TAKE A CLASS

Whether you are an individual, a family, a teacher or group leader, we offer programs designed to meet your needs and interests — and connect you with the natural world.

Animal Encounters

In this one-of-a-kind experience, you'll be among the first to see Iniko, the first patas monkey hand-reared in North America!

Become Involved

If you’re looking to use your time and talents to make a difference, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is the perfect place for you.

Ways to Support

The Friends of the Zoo supports the vital work of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo and offers many ways that you can help!

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PIC OF

THE MONTH CONTEST!

Our November Pic of the Month Contest is all about creativity! Our friends at the Everson Museum in Syracuse donated an Everson Creativity Kit as the prize for the most creative photo taken in November at the zoo! Take your photos now through the end of the month and submit them by December 3. We'll announce the winner on December 5! And yes, editing your photo for artistic purposes is allowed.

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Little Kitten Holding a Pumpkin

by Derek Demperio
October 2020 Pic of the Month Winner

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