PROTECTING
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ENDANGERED

Conservation, Education, Saving Species

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Your purchases support animal care at the zoo and conservation in the wild

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.

$50K for

50 Years

The Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo has decided to honor our 50-year milestone with a fundraising challenge: Let's raise $50K for our zoo!

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 October Pic of the Month Contest ties in with our Halloween Scavenger Hunt – the theme is Best Costume(s) at the Zoo during October! Take your October photos at the zoo through the end of the month and submit them by November 3. We'll announce the winner on November 5. The winner will receive a Spooktacular Halloween zoo gift basket!

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by Nick Panagakis
September 2020 Pic of the Month Winner

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