Amur Tiger

Amur Tiger

Tigers are the largest of the wild cats and the Amur tiger is the largest of the tiger species. They range in size from 400 to 700 pounds for adult males and 200 to 300 pounds for females.

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Catering at the Zoo

Breakfast with Santa

Saturdays & Sundays, December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18
9 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Reservations required
$14 members, $18 non-members, children 2 & under free

Celebrate the season at this annual holiday event. Our elves will serve breakfast while Santa listens to last minute gift requests. Don't forget your camera for photos with the jolly ol' elf himself! Kids can make holiday crafts and decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus. Ticket includes post-breakfast zoo admission. Visit the membership desk for our special $25 Jr. Keeper Adopt package available ONLY at this event. Click event title to purchase tickets and for complete info.

Holidays with the Animals

Saturday, December 10
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Free for members and with admission

In celebration of the holiday season, 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. Click event title for schedule.

Noon Year's Eve

Saturday, December 31
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free for members and with 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 countdown and sparkling juice toast at noon.


Winter at the Zoo Photo Contest

Monday, January 2-Tuesday, January 31
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Complimentary admission with camera (cell phones not accepted)
Limit 1 entrant per household per day

Welcome the arrival of the New Year by entering the zoo's 12th annual photo contest. Photographers of all abilities, ages 5 & up, are invited to enter for a chance to win fantastic prizes. Click event title for complete contest details.

Snow Leopard Days

Monday, January 2-Tuesday, February 28
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Zoo goers enjoy half-price admission in January & February!

Bundle up this winter and visit the zoo! Wander the Wildlife Trails and see animals playing in the snow, keep warm in indoor exhibits like the tropical Diversity of Birds, explore The Curious Cub Gift Shop and swing by the Jungle Café for a tasty treat or hot cocoa. The zoo is the perfect wintertime getaway for families and children, even in the coldest weather. You'll be sure to have an entertaining, educational and memorable visit--the best day ever!

Snow Leopard Soirée

Friday, January 20
6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Reservations required
$220 per person or $1,750 per table of eight

Join us for Friends of the Zoo's annual black-tie gala and winter fundraiser. Proceeds benefit the zoo's education programs. Enjoy an evening filled with fun and festive gourmet dining, music, live and silent auctions and animal greeters. Click event title to purchase tickets and for complete info.

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