Prehensile-Tailed Skink

Prehensile-Tailed Skink

This skink gets its name from its tail which can be used curl around objects such as branches for balance.This is the only known species of skink with a prehensile, or grasping, tail.

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Snow Leopard Days

Though falling snow and dipping temperatures make some outside activities a challenge, going to the zoo is easier than ever!  "Snow Leopard Days" at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo means half price admission for everyone!

 


Snow Leopard Days

January & February
General Pricing
Children
(2 & under)
FREE FREE
Youth
(3-18)
$2.00 $4.00
Adult
(19-61)
$4.00 $8.00
Seniors
(62+)
$2.50 $5.00


The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is open year round, and winter is a fantastic time to view the animals.  All of the outside exhibits at the zoo feature animals that were chosen for their ability to adapt to the region's climate.  For guests who prefer warmer temperatures, 60 percent of the exhibits are indoors, making the zoo a great destination even on cold and snowy days.

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.