Spectacled Bear

Spectacled Bear

The spectacled bear gets its name from the distinctive rings of white or beige fur around its eyes. These markings stand out against the rest of the bear, which is usually black or dark brown, and look like eyeglasses (or spectacles).

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Circle of Friends

Premier Membership: Join Circle of Friends

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:

Copper Circle ($500-$999)
Four additional guests per visit
Four guest passes for your distribution
Invitation to exhibit previews
Invitation to hospitality room during member appreciation night
Docent led tour of zoo for six people
Invitation to annual animal enrichment experience for two people
Invitation to annual insider's briefing

Titanium Circle ($1,000-$2,499)
Four additional guests per visit
Four guest passes for your distribution
Invitation to exhibit previews
Invitation to hospitality room during member appreciation night
Behind the scenes tour in one animal area for six people
Invitation to annual animal enrichment experience for two people
Invitation to annual insider's briefing

Bronze ($2,500-$4,999)
Six additional guests per visit
Six guest passes for your distribution
Invitation to exhibit previews
Invitation to hospitality room during member appreciation night
Behind the scenes tour in two animal areas for six people
Invitation to annual animal enrichment experience for four people
Invitation to annual insider's briefing

Silver ($5,000-$9,999)
Six additional guests per visit
Six guest passes for your distribution
Invitation to exhibit previews
Invitation to hospitality room during member appreciation night
Behind the scenes tour in three animal areas for six people
Invitation to annual animal enrichment experience for four people
Invitation to annual insider's briefing
Complimentary café lunch for up to 8 in conference room overlooking the park

Gold ($7,500-$9,999)
Eight additional guests per visit
Eight guest passes for your distribution
Invitation to exhibit previews
Invitation to hospitality room during member appreciation night
Behind the scenes tour in three animal areas for six people
Invitation to annual animal enrichment experience for six people
Invitation to annual insider's briefing
Complimentary café lunch for up to 8 in conference room overlooking the park
One complimentary use of our reception hall for a private function (during regular zoo hours)

Platinum ($10,000-$19,999)
Ten additional guests per visit
Ten guest passes for your distribution
Invitation to exhibit previews
Invitation to hospitality room during member appreciation night
In-depth tour with zoo director for six people
Invitation to annual animal enrichment experience for eight people
Invitation to annual insider's briefing
Complimentary café lunch for up to 8 in conference room overlooking the park
One complimentary use of our reception hall for a private function (during regular zoo hours)

President's Circle ($20,000+)
Sixteen additional guests per visit
Sixteen guest passes for your distribution
Invitation to exhibit previews
Invitation to hospitality room during member appreciation night
In-depth tour with zoo director for six people
Invitation to annual animal enrichment experience for ten people
Invitation to annual insider's briefing
Complimentary café lunch for up to 8 in conference room overlooking the park
One complimentary use of our reception hall for a private function (during regular zoo hours)
Open evening at the zoo for up to 1,000 people (seasonal, Sunday-Thursday, 2 ½ hours)

*All benefits valid for one year*

Click here to join Circle of Friends

For more information on premier memberships and joining the Circle of Friends, please contact our development department at (315) 435-8511 x108.

 

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