Asian Elephant

Asian Elephant

Instead of being right or left-handed, an elephant is either right or left tusked, which is distinguished by the one that is shorter, more rounded, and grooved at the tip.

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We'll be happy to provide you with a map upon your arrival. However, you may use the map below to help you plan your day.

Syracuse Zoo RGZ 2019 Zoo Map with Big Bugs!

1 USS Antiquities Discover the diversity of life from its earliest beginnings to the present. Learn how fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals have changed over time.
2 Diversity of Birds The earth needs a variety of plants and animals to remain healthy. Explore biodiversity by discovering dozens of species of birds in our free-flight aviary.
3 Adaptation of Animals Many animals have developed wonderful adaptations to survive.  Learn about some of them here!
4 Social Animals  Like people, many animals live in families for protection and to raise their young. Visit our families of meerkats, monkeys and apes.
5 Bird Show  During the summer months, experience our outdoor bird show featuring several different bird species.
6 Waterfowl View the many species of aquatic birds that live together in our pond communities.
7 Wildlife Trail Walk the llop through many natural habitats including the Helga Beck Asian Elephant Preserve, Penguin Coast and more.
8 Domestic Animals Meet the animals that have helped humankind for hundreds of years.  Don't forget to say hello to Cora the rescue dog while you're visiting!
9 Classrooms Zoo Camp, Edventure Academy and other programs are held year 'round in the classrooms at the Zoo.
10 Banquet Rooms The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is pleased to offer a unique event and meeting venue with full catering service.  Click here for more information.

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