Lined Seahorse

Lined Seahorse

Seahorses are a mix of many different parts and abilities of other animals. They have the head of a horse, the snout of an aardvark, spines like a puffer fish, a pouch of a kangaroo, eyes like a lizard, the tail of a monkey and the ability to change colors like a chameleon.

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Saturday, August 22, 2015
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Free with paid admission or zoo membership


Celebrate Asian culture and honor the zoo’s herd of seven magnificent Asian elephants: Siri, Doc, Targa, Mali, Romani, Kirina and baby boy Batu!

Join us for a day-long celebration of the zoo's elephant herd that blends wildlife conservation education with the rich culture and heritage of the native countries of Asian elephants. Activities include keeper talks and herd member spotlights at Asian Elephant Preserve, education stations with elephant biofacts and information about the significance of elephants in Asian culture, cultural dances, musical performances, games and more!

Presented in partnership with the Syracuse University South Asia Center and the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University.

Event Schedule

(Subject to change)

Time Activity Location
10:15-11:15 Siri on Exhibit Asian Elephant Preserve
10:30 Cornell Gamelan Ensemble
Asian Elephant Preserve
10:45 Spotlight on Siri Asian Elephant Preserve
11:00 In the Wings Bird Show Northwestern Mutual
11:30-12:15 Romani, Kirina, Targa, Mali and Baby Batu
Asian Elephant Preserve
11:30 Elephant Foot Care/Batu & His Family Asian Elephant Preserve
12:00 Bharatanatyam Dance Performance
Courtyard
12:30-1:30 Siri on Exhibit Asian Elephant Preserve
12:30 Cornell Gamelan Ensemble
Asian Elephant Preserve
1:00 Bharatanatyam Dance Performance
Courtyard
1:30 In the Wings Bird Show Northwestern Mutual
1:45-3:45 Romani, Kirina, Targa, Mali and Baby Batu
Asian Elephant Preserve
1:45 Guess Elephant's Weight/Watermelon Smash Asian Elephant Preserve
2:00 Cornell Gamelan Ensemble
Asian Elephant Preserve
2:30 Waterworks: Elephant Hose Down Asian Elephant Preserve
3:00 Bollywood "ZOO-mba" Demonstration Courtyard
3:15 Cornell Gamelan Ensemble Asian Elephant Preserve
3:30-4:00 Doc on Exhibit
Asian Elephant Preserve
3:30 Spotlight on Doc  Asian Elephant Preserve

    

Asian Elephant Extravaganza is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

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