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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Breakfast with Santa

Saturdays & Sundays, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2015
9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
$13 members, $17 non-members

Santa's elves will serve breakfast while Santa takes pictures and listens to last minute gift requests. Kids can make holiday crafts and decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus. Reservations required. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT - Thank you!

Holidays with the Animals

Saturday, December 12, 2015
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for members and with paid admission

In celebration of the holiday season, the animals at the zoo will be given "presents" as a way to enhance their well-being. Zoo-goers can watch the animals play with their new toys and demonstrate natural behaviors.

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Noon Year's Eve

Thursday, December 31, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free for members and with paid admission

Ring in the "Noon" Year at the zoo with entertainment, a dance party and more. It's an authentic New Year's Eve celebration that keeps bed time in mind-complete with ball drop and juice toast at noon! Presented by Friends of the Zoo.

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Snow Leopard Soirée

Friday, February 5, 2016
6:30 - 11 p.m.
$195 per person or $1,560 per table of eight

Join us for Friends of the Zoo's annual winter fundraiser and gala, featuring gourmet dining, live music, live and silent auctions, and animal greeters. Proceeds help benefit the zoo's education programs. Reservations required.

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