Eurasian Lynx

Eurasian Lynx

Lynx are opportunistic hunters, agile climbers and good swimmers. Although not fast runners, they can leap up to 10 feet in the air and usually kill their prey with one powerful deep bite to the throat.

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Catering at the Zoo

Our 2018 penguin hatchling's name is ... Felix!

Thanks to everyone who voted! 


The new chick is the 55th penguin hatchling since the zoo began breeding the threatened birds in 2006 as part of the Species Survival Plan for Humboldt penguins overseen by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). The Rosamond Gifford Zoo owes its success in helping maintain this species to the incredible support of our community and our dedicated animal care staff.

Voting for the new chick's name will be open through Wednesday, March 28. Then we will tally the votes and announce the winning name here and on social media by Friday, March 30.

Thanks for participating in our naming vote!!


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