Radiated Tortoise

Radiated Tortoise

The radiated tortoise’s shell has a pattern of yellow lines “radiating” from the center of the dark plate of the shell, hence the name. The shell also contains blood vessels and nerves, so a tortoise can actually feel when it is touched.

› Learn More

Art Gone Wild leaderboard

 

Art Exhibition
Tuesday, October 28-Friday, November 21, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Free with paid admission or zoo membership


Dozens of extraordinary works-of-art created by the animals living at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo will be on display-including pieces produced by trunks, paws, feet, hooves, scales, skin and, of course, brushes. Don't miss this limited engagement!

Reception, Art Sale & Auction
Friday, November 21, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$5 per person | Children 6 and under are free


If you've ever wanted to purchase a piece of animal artwork, now's your chance! Dozens of pieces created by our zoo animals will be auctioned off in support of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers. Light refreshments and cash bar available.

Purchase tickets at the door, in-person at the membership desk or by clicking the link below.

 

Presented by

AAZK logo

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo AAZK Chapter was established in 1986 and is comprised of animal staff, friends of the zoo and docents.  



Sponsored by