Sacramento Zoo - Wildly Inspiring!
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   Animal Updates
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New Animals
On exhibit youngsters
      Mongoose Lemur
      African Lion cubs
      Black & White Ruffed Lemurs
   New species on exhibit
      Green Acouchi

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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Tales of Tails
From long and fluffy to short and thin, tails serve a purpose! 
> Read the full blog

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Deaf Awareness Day       September 19: 10 am to 3 pm
Join us for a special day for our deaf and hard of hearing community sponsored by NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing. ASL interpreters will be on site.
> Included with Zoo admission

Red Panda Day      September 26: 10 am to 3 pm
Learn about Red Panda conservation! Kids and adults can become "Red Panda Rangers" after stopping at various stations and completing activities.
> Included with Zoo admission

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Zoo Closes Early at 1:30 pm    October 3: 1:30 pm
The Zoo will close early on October 3rd at 1:30 pm for Wild Affair setup.
> Hours and prices

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Wild Affair Gala Fundraiser    October 3: 5 to 10 pm
An exotic evening awaits you! Enjoy a delicious farm-to-fork meal, live entertainment, exclusive behind-the-scenes animal tours, hosted cocktails and wine, live and silent auction. Zoo closes early at 1:30 pm.
> Reserve your seat! Event will sell out.

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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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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!

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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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