Rosamond Gifford Zoo

About Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Founded in 1914, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park is among the top 10 percent of zoos in the country as an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is dedicated to connecting people to the natural world by providing engaging guest experiences, exceptional animal care, and unparalleled conservation education.

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park has had its own wild adventure of growth and improvements over the last century. Once just a small 4-acre facility, the zoo is now home to approximately 700 animals on 43 acres. Continuous improvements to the zoo's infrastructure and animal exhibits ensure that the Rosamond Gifford Zoo will remain a treasured attraction in Central New York.


Small Mammal Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Syracuse, NY
“Interacting and caring for the animals, learning about their natural environments, diets, behavior and activity levels. Interacting with other zoo members and professionals, as well as providing information about the animals to the public. I did this through informal talks and a formal Keeper Talk. ”
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