Clownfish and certain damselfish are the only species of fishes that can avoid the potent poison of a sea anemone. This is due to a layer of mucus on the clownfish’s skin that makes it immune to the fish-eating anemone’s lethal sting.
You can help the zoo by donating an item on our wish list. We ask that all donated items be new or in gently used condition and less than five years old.
If you wish to donate any of these items, please call (315) 435-8511 x108.
Rosamond Gifford Zoo • One Conservation Place, Syracuse, NY 13204 • (315) 435-8511
Joanne M. Mahoney, County Executive
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