African Lion

African Lion

The African lion is the second largest cat, with males weighing up to 550 pounds and females weighing between 260 and 400 pounds.

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Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is proud of its relationship with Onondaga County and the wider community and of its longstanding history of providing a world class zoo to visitors from Central New York and beyond.


Friends of the Zoo is the dedicated partner of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo and has been providing support to the zoo since 1970.