Sacramento Zoo - Wildly Inspiring!
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NOTICE: The Sacramento Zoo will be closed to visitors on Thursday, December 11th due to predicted high winds and localized flooding. Animal care and maintenance crews will be busy taking care of the animals and grounds. Stay safe everyone!


Video of the Week

   Animal Updates
 Follow links to Zoo Blog for details


New Animals

Babies on exhibit
   Yellow-backed Duiker calf

In the Reptile House
   Halloween Moon Crabs

At Small Wonders of Africa
   Red-billed Hornbill
   Fennec Foxes
   Straw-colored Fruit Bat
   Crested Guineafowl

Off-exhibit Youngsters
   Three African Lion cubs born Oct. 24


Zoo News & Events

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New Year's Resolutions - Zoo Style
Kampala Cafe is happy to announce that all their food and products are now palm oil free!
> Read the full blog     

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Holiday Food Drive      Daily in 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 food donation

AAZK Wreath Sale Fundraiser  December 20, 21: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Celebrate the holiday season with homemade wreaths and support the local chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.
> More AAZK Wreath Sale information

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Winter Mini-Camp, 1st - 6th Graders       December 21: 10 am to 2 pm
Let your little ones explore the zoo, learn about the animals, participate in games and crafts and meet an Animal Ambassador in this one day mini-camp!
> 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. Join us! Zoo closes at 1:30 pm.
> Free Zoo admission day

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Zoo Closed on Christmas Day    December 25: 10 am to 4 pm
The Sacramento Zoo will be closed in observance of Christmas Day. Regular winter hours of 10 am to 4 pm will resume on December 26th. Merry Christmas from the Zoo!
> Hours & prices

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Estate Planning Safari       January 16: 1 to 2:30 pm
Local attorney and estate planning specialist Mark S. Drobny will help you navigate thorugh 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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Thank you to Zoo visitor Doug Oehler and his daughter for sharing their photos!

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