Egyptian Fruit Bat

Egyptian Fruit Bat

Fruit bats are in the “megabat” family. Unlike most megabats, the Egyptian fruit bats uses echo-location for navigating in darkness. They produce sounds with their tongues that resemble a series of clicks to the human ear.

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Circle of Friends

Premier Membership: Join Circle of Friend

Combine the best of a Rosamond Gifford Zoo membership with essential support to the zoo and its programs by becoming a premier member and joining the Circle of Friends.  Premier memberships start at $500 and can be made by check, credit card or through a gift of securities.

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Circle of Friends premier members enjoy these exclusive benefits:

  • Family membership - free admission for one year to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo for 2 adults and your children or grandchildren up to 18 years old
  • Two additional guests  per visit to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo
  • Free or discounted admission at 120 zoos and aquariums nationwide
  • Discounts on educational programs and select ticketed events
  • Subscription to MyZoo Magazine, the zoo's quarterly full color publication
  • Recognition in MyZoo Magazine and annual report
  • Recognition on signage in the zoo lobby
  • Invitation to breakfast with Friends President and Zoo Director
  • Zoo note cards

Enhanced benefits include:

$500+ Invitation for animal enrichment experience for 2
$1,000+    
Same as above
     Plus: VIP tour for six
     Plus: 10 single use zoo passes
     Plus: 2 Brew at the Zoo tickets    
$2,500+ Same as above
     Plus:
10 Zoo Boo tickets
$5,000+ Same as above
     Plus: 4 Brew at the Zoo tickets
     Plus: 15 Zoo Boo ticket
$7,500+ Same as above
     Plus: 6 Brew at the Zoo tickets
     Plus: 20 Zoo Boo tickets
     Plus: One complimentary use of reception hall  
$10,000+
Same as above
     Plus: 8 Brew at the Zoo tickets
     Plus: 25 Zoo Boo tickets
     Plus: Open evening at the zoo for up to 1,000 (Sunday - Thursday)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*All benefits valid for one year*

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For more information on premier memberships and joining the Circle of Friends, please contact our development department at (315) 435-8511 x132.