African Lion

African Lion

The African lion is the second largest cat, with males weighing up to 550 pounds and females weighing between 260 and 400 pounds.

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Catering at the Zoo

Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Calling all witches, wizards, house elves and goblins – you’re cordially invited to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo for an enchanted celebration! Dress as your favorite wizard character, hop on your broomstick and get ready for a spellbinding weekend of magical fun!

Enjoy magical drink samples, pick up your gold coin at the goblin bank and potions at the apothecary! We'll have hand-crafted wizard's wands and gear will be available for purchase.

Join us for wizard games and activities:
* Magical Potions demonstration
* Magical Creatures Class
* Divination lessons
* Follow your map for a very special scavenger hunt
* Meet Eagon the Eurasian eagle-owl and Mudd, the incredible cane toad!
* Keepers will share intriguing facts about the birds and beasts who call the zoo home
* Fun photo booths, face painting, crafts and more!


Activities geared to children age 5 and up.

Wizard Passes $8 per member, $10 per non-members -- choose your date! (Passes are date-specific.) All non-members must also purchase zoo admission the day of the event at regular rates -- members are always free.

Children must have a Wizard Pass to join in the fun: this includes special access to Wizard activities, games and giveaways. A limited number of passes are available; we expect this event to sell out in advance. Purchase yours online today!

Note: Adults who are only escorting children to Wizard's Weekend do not need to purchase a Wizard Pass. Regular zoo admission is still required for all non-members upon entry. Click here for admission rates.

Special $25 Jr Keeper Owl  Adopt Packages will be available for purchase. Quantities are limited! Remember, your purchase helps support the Rosamond Gifford Zoo!

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