Naked Mole Rat

Naked Mole Rat

Naked mole-rats appear to be bald, but they are not completely hairless. They have sensory whiskers on their face and tail, which allow them to move backward just as quickly as they can move forward.

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Friday, January 24, 2014

6:30 p.m. Cocktail reception and silent auction
8:00 p.m. Dinner and live auction, followed by dessert stations and dancing

Honoring the Rosamond Gifford Zoo's Centennial Celebration.


This year, Friends of the Zoo's annual high-profile winter fundraiser is inspired by the zoo's Centennial Celebration. The event features All-American gourmet dining, live music by The Mere Mortals, a live and silent auction and animal greeters. Cocktail attire and animal prints are encouraged; black tie optional.

For more information, please call (315) 435-8511 x132.

$175/person, $1,400/table of eight; reservations required.

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1 Artwork created by Siri, Asian Elephant 
2 Artwork created by Siri, Asian Elephant
3 Artwork created by Romani, Asian Elephant
4 Artwork created by Hugo, Humboldt Penguin
5 Animal Artwork created by one of our resident artists
6 Animal Artwork created by one of our resident artists
7 Animal Artwork created by one of our resident artists
8 Three night stay at Amsterdam's Curry Mansion Inn
9 MacKenzie Childs Courtly Check butter dish
10 Handcrafted dog leash and collar, dog treats, dog toy, water and food dish
11 Kitty Hoynes $50 gift card
12 Handpainted chair
13 Octopus adopt, necklace, and bracelet
14 Arad Evans Inn $50 gift certificate
15 Brewster Inn $75 gift certificate
16 Ceramic dog bone jar with healthy dog snacks and zoo plush
17 BOSE SoundLink
18 BeatsPill Limited Edition
19 Skullcandy The Fix, Nano
20 Wine chiller and a bottle of Penguin Bay wine
21 One year, unlimited super kiss wash passes
22 Season tickets for Syracuse Stage
23 Bottle of wine, wine stopper and candles
24 $200 gift certificate to Paul Karaz Shoes 
25 Dark Horse Café $50 gift certificate, wine, wine cutting board, magnet
26 Two wooden rooster pictures
27 Nike - FUELBAND
28 Lottery tickets
29 Pastabilities $75 gift card & ceramic bowl
30 Handcrafted cedar chest
31 Signed SU Men Basketball poster with 2 tickets to SU vs Boston College 2/19/14
32 Snow Leopard Adopt
33 Laci's Tapas $50 gift certificate
34 Mirbeau $200 gift certificate
35 Starbucks $100 gift card
36 One hour massage at CNY Healing Arts, candle and elephant cosmetics bag
37 Wine basket 
38 Chromecast 
39 Genesee Grande $100 gift certificate
40 Daniella's $100 gift certificate
41 Pottery Barn decanter and set of four tumblers
42 Natur-Tyme $50 gift card
43 Pandora Bracelet with animal themed charms
44 Melissa James formal necklace
45 One hour massage at CNY Healing Arts
46 Liquor City $50 gift card
47 Skin Laze gift certificate for $250 for any services 
48 Skin Laze gift certificate for a Microdermabrasion Treatment 
49 Skin Laze gift certificate for Derma-prep Glowing Skin Facial with Chemical Peel
50 LiDestri's mü two bottles of creamy flavored cocktail wine,  vanilla latte and  chocolate chai
51 Mr. Shop $100 gift certificate  
52 Jet Black $100 gift certificate 
53 $50 gift certificate to Industry
54 One night stay at the Marriot downtown, $50 gift certificate to Lemongrass
55 Giraffe patterned stationary
56 I-Pod Nano
57 Whistlestop Florist $50 gift certificate  
58 2 admission passes to WonderWorks