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New Animals
      African Lion cubs
      Black & White Ruffed Lemurs
      Mongoose Lemurs
   New species
      Green Acouchi
   New animals
      Three female Grevy's Zebra

African Lion Cub FAQ
Frequently asked questions about the African Lion pride, the future of the cubs and the lion exhibit.


Zoo News & Events

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More Stripes in the Herd
Three new Grevy's Zebra have joined the herd at the Zoo.
> Read the full blog

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Little Peeps Class for Preschoolers      Classes Start October 8
Little Peeps classes are designed for 3 to 3 year-olds and are packed with fun crafts, games, music and a special visit with an Animal Ambassador.
> Registration now open!

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Estate Planning Safari      October 19: 1 to 2:30 pm
Local attorney and estate planning specialist Mark S. Drobny will help you navigate through a jungle of topics in this free, informative seminar.
> Estate Planning Safari information and RSVP

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African Lion Cubs 1st Birthday      October 24: 9 am to 4 pm
Help celebrate by signing the giant birthday card, participating in educational activities and watching as they receive an ice birthday cake at 10:30 am. Become a Zoo Parent to the lion cubs today!
> Included with Zoo admission

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Zoo Closes Early at 1:30 pm    October 30 & 31: 1:30 pm
The Zoo will close early on October 30th and 31st at 1:30 pm for Boo at the Zoo setup.
> Hours and prices

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Boo at the Zoo       October 30 & 31: 5 to 8 pm
Bring the family to the Zoo for a spook-tacular good time. Play ghoulish games, trick-or-treat around the lake and much more! Zoo closes at 1:30 pm each day.
> Tickets on sale now! Event will sell out.

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Winter Hours Begin     November 1: 10 am to 5 pm
Starting November 1st, the Sacramento Zoo will be open daily from 10 am to 5 pm with the last admission at 4 pm.
> Hours and prices

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Holiday Food Drive         Daily in November & December: 10 am to 4 pm
During the holiday season, bring a non-perishable food item when you visit the Zoo and receive $1 off your Zoo admission!  Benefitting the River City Food Bank.
> $1 off Zoo admission with a food donation

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3-Day Photography Workshop & Safari        November 5, 8 & 10
Hone your photography skills with Mike’s Camera staff during this three-day experience including an evening class session, a morning visit to the Zoo and an evening follow-up critique. 50% of your tuition benefits the Sacramento Zoo.
> Registration and information

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Member Appreciation Mornings     November 7, 14, 21, 28:  9 to 10 am
Sacramento Zoo Members are invited to visit the Zoo before we open to the public! Free train and carousel rides and 20% off in the Zoofari Market gift store until 10 am.
> More Member Mornings information

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Military Family Day       November 11: 10 am to 5 pm *Last admission at 4 pm
In appreciation for our troops, all military personnel, veterans and their families receive a 50% discount on Zoo admission with a valid military identification.
> Hours and prices

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Zoo Closed on Thanksgiving Day       November 26: 10 am to 5 pm
The Sacramento Zoo will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular winter hours of 10 am to 5 pm will resume on Friday, November 27th. Happy Thanksgiving from the Zoo!
> Hours and prices

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Give Your Ride
Donate your car, truck, boat or RV to benefit the Sacramento Zoo! The towing is free and the donation is tax deductible. Donate online or call 1-866-570-7318.
> Vehicle donation information




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Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to over 140 native, rare and endangered species and is one of over 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  The Zoo is wholly managed by the nonprofit Sacramento Zoological Society and inspires conservation awareness through education and recreation.

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