Lookdown Fish

Lookdown Fish

This odd-looking fish gets its name from the way it appears to look down as it swims along. It is also unique in the way that its bright, polished, silver body is laterally compressed and extremely thin.

Snow Leopard Days: Half-Price Admission

Saturday, January 2-Monday, February 29
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Zoo goers enjoy half-price admission in January and 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, 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!"

Winter at the Zoo Photo Contest

Contest ends: Sunday, January 31
Photos due: Monday, February 1 by 4 p.m.
Awards Ceremony: Friday, February 19 , 3-4 p.m.

Free and open to the public in the zoo's lower lobby

Sponsored by Friends of the Zoo, CNY Arts, Community Folk Art Center, Everson Museum of Art, Redhouse Arts Center and Syracuse Stage. Click event title for complete information and contest rules.

Sweet Treats

Saturday, February 13
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for members and with admission
(Half-price admission in effect for this event)

Watch the animals receive special Valentine treats and heart-shaped items throughout the day as part of the zoo's enrichment program! Click event title for schedule.

Winter Break Activities

Sunday, February 14-Sunday, February 21
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Free for members and with admission
(Half-price admission in effect for this event)

Beat the winter blues with a visit to the zoo! Enjoy animal demonstrations and meet the keeper sessions for a chance to learn what happens "behind the scenes."

Breakfast with the Bunny

Sundays, March 13, 20
Saturdays, March 19, 26
One-hour sessions at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Reservations required
$14 per person, members or $18 per person, non-members
(children 2 and under are free)

The Easter Bunny is making a special trip to the zoo! Hop on down for a fun-filled morning of delicious food and activities. Click event title for complete information and to purchase tickets.

Animal Egg-Stravaganza

Saturday, March 26
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for members and with admission

Watch the animals receive egg-shaped enrichment items throughout the day. You won't want to miss this egg-citing event!