PROTECTING
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ENDANGERED

Conservation, Education, Saving Species

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ONE HEALTH  |  ONE MISSION

The Campaign for World-Class Animal Health Care at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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

Hear from our experts, ask questions, meet your favorite animal and discover something new during these exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences!

Iniko's

Story

The story of Iniko, the first-ever, hand-reared baby patas monkey in North America, exemplifies the dedication of the expert animal care team at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo and why your support matters

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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AJAY AND

BATU MEMORIAL FUND.

After the devastating loss of our young Asian elephant calves, Ajay and Batu, to EEHV, we received hundreds of heartfelt condolences as well as messages asking for ways to honor them. In response, we have created the Ajay and Batu Memorial Fund.

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