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Red Panda

Red Panda

Though their names are similar, the red panda and giant panda are only very distantly related by a common ancestor that can be traced back to tens of millions of years ago. Both species were identified as pandas as the word “panda” means “bamboo eater,” and bamboo is a primary part of both the red panda’s and the giant panda’s diet.

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NOTE: The zoo education department is now offering virtual group programs. Learn more at syracusezooevents.org/education.

We continue to share educational materials at syracusezooevents.org/education/learn-at-home.

On-Site Educational Programs at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

 

For school group field trips to the zoo without an education program component, please call Guest Services, (315) 435-8511 x8512. Special rates available.

Evening Expedition

Are you a group leader looking to give your participants a memorable outing? Bring them to the zoo for an after-hours adventure! This guided learning experience features tours of the animal diet kitchen and social area, a zoo safari class with outreach animal visits and an after-hours tour of the Wildlife Trails. The evening ends with a treat of milk and cookies! The program can be customized for specific patch/badge requirements or matched up to school curricula.

Cost: $25 per participant; minimum 15 participants or $375

(We require 1 chaperone for every 7 children)

Duration: 3 hrs (anytime after 4:30pm)

Ages: 5 and up

Please note:  These programs have limited availability and can be booked up to a year in advance.

 

Book your Evening Expedition now by calling (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email kcoons@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

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