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  • The San Francisco Zoo | Benefiting San Francisco Zoo & Gardens
    Private Behind-the-Scenes Experience at the SF Zoo Animal Hospital: In San Francisco, California (1)

    Private Behind-the-Scenes Experience at the SF Zoo Animal Hospital


    Feel like the ultimate insider during this hands-on vet experience with the chief veterinarian at the San Francisco Zoo veterinary hospital.

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    $3,750/person Subtotal $3,750

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    • Watch an animal procedure
    • Private tour of the veterinary hospital at the San Francisco Zoo led by the chief veterinarian
    • Package includes full-day zoo admission for all guests, one parking pass, one Adopt-an-Animal Friend Level Package for an animal of your choice ($100 value), and one annual Zoo Guardian Keeper Membership ($1,000 value)
    • Zoo Guardian Keeper Membership Includes: VIP cards for two adults and children under 18 that provides free admission, parking, and SF Zoo rides for one year
      • Invitations to special Guardian events, which can include behind-the-scenes exhibit tours
      • Previews of new exhibits before they open to the public
      • A 20% discount at all gift shops and 10% discount at cafes and snack carts at the SF Zoo
      • Listing on the Zoo’s Donor Recognition Board
      • Pre-registration for SF Zoo Camp and other popular education programs
      • An annual reception with the Zoo Executive Director, offering up-to-date information about the “State of the Zoo” and future plans
      • Two SF Zoo Fun Packs: tickets for admission, rides, and parking for Guardian guests
    • Adopt-an-Animal Friend Level Package may be delivered via mail after the experience and includes the following: Certificate of Adoption
      • Fun fact page 
      • Photograph of adoptive animal
      • Adopt-an-Animal collector's bracelet
      • Animal plush (If plush of adoptive animal is not available another animal will be substituted)
    • Guests must be at least 14 years to participate in the experience
    • This experience takes place rain or shine; every effort will be made to ensure your comfort
    • All behind-the-scenes experiences are subject to change based on the health and welfare of the animals
    • Experience provided in English (US)

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    • Will be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date and time, based on luminary’s availability
    • This experience is non-refundable after scheduling is complete
    • Procedures will depend upon what the hospital has scheduled, but they typically occur on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday

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