Radiated Tortoise

Radiated Tortoise

The radiated tortoise’s shell has a pattern of yellow lines “radiating” from the center of the dark plate of the shell, hence the name. The shell also contains blood vessels and nerves, so a tortoise can actually feel when it is touched.

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Halloween fun in the DAYTIME sun!
Saturdays & Sundays, October 17, 18, 24 & 25
, 2015
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The zoo will be transformed into a bustling bash with hauntingly hilarious activities for kids and families to enjoy. Enjoy trick-or-treat stations, creepy crawly encounters, keeper talks, animal demonstrations, live entertainment, games, tattoos, Zoo Boo mega raffle and more! The “kooky not spooky” theme provides Halloween fun without the fear! Kids (and parents)--costumes are encouraged! Daytime hours means Zoo Boo participants can see the entire zoo and animal collection. Zoo Boo is held rain or shine. 

Zoo Boo Tickets:

Zoo Boo tickets give children access to trick-or-treat stations and all activities. 

Members: $8 per child, zoo admission is FREE for members

  • Only members may purchase Zoo Boo tickets in advance.
  • Zoo Boo tickets are not date specific, they can be used on any Zoo Boo day.
  • As always, members not trick-or-treating (adults & infants) are admitted FREE.
    (Become a zoo member now & enjoy all the benefits of membership! Click here for info.)
  • Unable to purchase advance sale tickets? No problem! Tickets are available at the ticket booth on Zoo Boo days.

Non-Members: $8 per child, plus the cost of zoo admission 

  • Purchase Zoo Boo tickets at the ticket booth on any Zoo Boo day.
  • In addition to the event fee, non-members must pay regular zoo admission.

Please note: Zoo Boo is held rain or shine; tickets are non-refundable.

Members: Don't wait in line!
Purchase advance sale tickets by clicking the button below,
onsite at the membership desk, or by calling
(315) 435-8511 x113.

Schedule of Activities: COMING SOON!






















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