North/ American River Otter

North/ American River Otter

River otters are excellent swimmers and divers and are usually found no more than 10 yards from water. They can remain underwater for six to eight minutes.

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Dinosaur Invasion!

101 Days of Dinoaurs
Friday, May 25 - Monday, September 3

Free to members and with zoo admission.

The Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo presents an exhibit of prehistoric proportions, free to members and with zoo admission all summer long. A dozen lifelike animatronic dinosaurs will be stationed throughout the outdoor zoo, including T. Rex, Brachiosaurus, and a couple of adult Parasaurolophus with a nest and babies!

This display is sure to spark an interest in science, paleontology, archeology and natural history in our younger guests by providing an experience that makes a big impression! We will be adding several fun, educational and exciting events built around a dino theme. Stay tuned for more info at syracusezooevents.org.

Animal Demonstrations

Weekends starting Saturday, May 26
Daily starting Saturday, June 23 

Free to members and with zoo admission.

Build your day at the zoo around animal demonstrations scheduled every half hour from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Don't miss our Predator & Prey shows, camel demos, penguin and primate keeper chats, training with Moakler the elephant barn dog and more!

See the summer schedule HERE.

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