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New Animals
      African Lion cubs
      Black & White Ruffed Lemurs
      Mongoose Lemurs
      Thick-billed Parrot
Burrowing Owls
   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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Update: Goody the Giraffe
Goody the Reticulated Giraffe has a shoe! This is the third installment of blogs documenting Goody's treatment for osteoarthritis .
> Read the full blog

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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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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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Member Appreciation Morning     November 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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Cyber Monday Membership Sale       November 30
Save $5 on any membership or Zoo Parent package purchased online on Cyber Monday. Memberships and Zoo Parent packages make great gifts!
> Membership information and Zoo Parent details

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#GivingTuesday       December 1: 24 hours
Celebrate #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back to the community with a donation to the Sacramento Zoo!
> Donate on December 1st!

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Member Shopping Days       December 11, 12 & 13: 10 am to 4 pm
Get a jump start on your Holiday shopping with an exclusive Sacramento Zoo Member discount of 25% in the Zoofari Market gift store. * Excludes books, promotional, sale and clearance items; cannot be combined with other discounts.
> 25% Discount for Sacramento Zoo Members

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Holiday Magic           December 12: 10 am to 4 pm
Why should only humans receive gifts during the holidays? Come out and watch the animals unwrap their holiday goodies from boxes to trees and much more!
> Included with Zoo admission

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Winter Mini-Camp, 1st - 6th Graders       December 19-20 OR 21-22
Let your little ones explore the Zoo, learn about the animals, participate in games and crafts and meet an Animal Ambassador at one of our two-day mini-camps!
> Register for Winter Mini-Camp

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PJ Party Christmas Eve     December 24: 10 am to 1:30 pm
Celebrate Christmas Eve at the Zoo, and you don't even need to change out of your pajamas! That's right, admission is free and we will be in our best pjs. Zoo closes at 1:30 pm
> Free Zoo admission day

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Zoo Closed on Christmas Day       December 25: 10 am to 5 pm
The Zoo will be closed on Christmas day. Regular winter hours of 10 am to 5 pm will resume on Saturday, December 26th. Happy holidays from the Zoo!
> Hours and prices

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Estate Planning Safari               January 20: 10 to 11:30 am
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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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




Who we are!

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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