Come join in the pachyderm fun of
Saturday, August 16, 2008
10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park will be celebrating elephants during the annual Asian Elephant Extravaganza on August 16 . This event gives zoo-goers an opportunity to honor the Asian elephant collection, which includes Indy, Siri, Romani and Kirina.
Asian elephants are intelligent and extremely social animals. They are also endangered. With less than 40,000 in the wild, management and breeding of Asian elephants in captivity is essential to their survival. The Rosamond Gifford Zoo has been in cooperation with the Association of Zoos and Aquarium Asian elephant Species Survival Plan since 1981.
This event if free with regular zoo admission of $6.50 for adults, $4.50 for seniors age 62+ and students 16-21 with ID, and $4.00 for children aged 3-15. Children two and under are free.
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