Channel Catfish

Channel Catfish

Channel catfish use their sense of taste as a primary means to detecting food. Taste buds are found over the entire external surface of the fish, as well as inside the mouth, pharynx and gill arches.

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Catering at the Zoo

Animal Egg-Stravaganza

Saturday, April 20
10 a.m. -- 3 p.m.

Watch the animals as they enjoy their very own "Egg-Stravaganza!" A variety of animals will receive egg-shaped enrichment items throughout the day. Presenting unusual items to the animals is part of the zoo's enrichment program, designed to promote natural behaviors and keep our animals engaged, curious and happy. Don't miss this egg-citing event!

Included with zoo admission -- free to members!

Easter Brunch

Sunday, April 21, 2019
10 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $34.95 adults, $15.95 youth aged 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must be included in reservation.

Reservations required; to register online CLICK HERE or call (315) 435-8511 x8589.

We invite you to join us for a wildly unique Easter Sunday celebration. Indulge in our delicious brunch buffet along with a dessert table rich with pastries and a chocolate fountain, as well as a Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar. Our pint-sized guests will enjoy their very own buffet featuring items created just for kids. 

Party for the Planet

Saturday, April 27
10 a.m. -- 3:30 p.m.

Come to the zoo to celebrate Earth Day and our conservation mission! Learn about our efforts to sustain biodiversity and see how you and your family can make a difference. Chat with zoo staff about some of the zoo's resident endangered species and visit "green" activity stations representing Save the Rain, Seafood Watch, SUNY ESF, Cornell Cooperative Extension's Master Gardener Program and more!

Included with zoo admission -- free to members!

Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 12, 2019
10 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $34.95 adults, $15.95 youth aged 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must be included in reservation.

Reservations required; to register online CLICK HERE or call (315) 435-8511 x8589.

We invite you to join us for a wildly unique Mother’s Day celebration. Indulge in our delicious brunch buffet along with a dessert table rich with pastries and a chocolate fountain. Our pint-sized guests will enjoy their very own buffet featuring items created just for them. A Bloody Mary and mimosa station will be featured along with Irish coffee. Round out your day with a meet and mingle with our animal “ambassador” and then enjoy free admission to the zoo. Make it the best Mother’s Day ever!

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