Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard

Snow leopards are very reclusive and are found in the high, rugged mountains of Central Asia. Illegally hunted for the fur trade, snow leopards are very rare. It is estimated that there are only 3,500 to 7,000 remaining in the wild.

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Catering at the Zoo

Art Gone Wild!

Art Exhibition
Wednesday, November 1 - Friday, November 16 during zoo hours.

Enjoy extraordinary artwork created by our animals as part of their enrichment activities. Pieces produced by elephant trunks, panda paws, penguin feet and octopus arms will be on display leading up to our reception and art auction on Friday.

Reception, Art Sale & Auction
Friday, November 16, 6 - 8 p.m.

Advance sale tickets available online at
Advance sale $8 per person, $10 at the door; Age 12 and under are free.

Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase a piece of animal art! Dozens of pieces created by the animals of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo will be auctioned off to support the zoo’s chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers. Light refreshments and cash bar available.

Squishing of the Squash

Saturday, November 3
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Free to members and with zoo admission.

What happens to the pumpkins when Halloween’s over? The squash get squished – by our zoo animals! Watch as tigers, bears and elephants stomp, romp and chomp pumpkins of all sizes! 



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