Sacramento Zoo - Wildly Inspiring!
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NOTICE: The Sacramento Zoological Societies Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Adrian Fowler as Acting Director. Visit the Board of Trustees page for more details.


Video of the Week

   Animal Updates
 Follow links to Zoo Blog for details


On Exhibit Youngsters
Sumatran Tiger - Now 1 year old!
    on exhibit with mom, 3:30 pm daily
Yellow-banded Dart Frogs
    on exhibit in the Reptile House
Burrowing Owl Chicks
    two with parents, hatched May 5

New Animals
Red-billed Hornbill
  On exhibit across from the giraffe exhibit.
Giant Garter Snake
  On exhbit in the Reptile House
Snow Leopard, Misha
  On exhibit


Zoo News & Events

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New Animal-Shaped Bike Racks
The Land Park Community Association recently raised funds and commissioned three animal-shaped bike racks by Gina Rossi that are now outside the Zoo.
> Read the full blog     

Small Wonders of Africa Opening & Member Preview         Postponed
Out of respect for the recent and sudden passing of Zoo Director Mary Healy, the Small Wonders opening celebration has been postponed until later this fall. 
> Small Wonders information 

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Deaf Awareness Day       September 13: 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. The Zoo will have ASL interpreters on site for the event.
> Included with Zoo admission

Red Panda Day        September 27: 10 am to 4 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 admision

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Zoo Closes Early at 1:30 pm     October 4: 1:30 pm
The Zoo will close early on October 4th at 1:30 pm for Wild Affair setup.
> Hours & prices

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Wild Affair Gala Fundraiser       October 4: 5 to 10 pm
A fabulous evening awaits you! Enjoy a sumptuous farm-to-fork meal, live entertainment, exclusice behind-the-scenes animal tours, hosted cocktails and wine, live and silent auction. Zoo closes early at 1:30 pm.
> Tickets now on sale!

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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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3930 West Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822  //  916-808-5888
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