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   Animal Updates
 Follow links to Zoo Blog for details


New Animals

Youngsters on exhibit
   African Lion cubs
   Yellow-backed Duiker calf

New species on exhbit
   Red-billed Hornbill
   Fennec Foxes
   Straw-colored Fruit Bat


Zoo News & Events

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African Lion Pride Debut
The African Lion cub trio are now on exhibit with their dam and sire. Come see the lion pride!
> Read the full blog     

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Sacramento Museum Day     February 7: 9 am to 5 pm  *Last admission at 4 pm
Enjoy half-price admission to the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town and free admission to over 25 local museums! Visit the Museum Day webpage for details.

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I Heart Sacramento Zoo     February 8: 9 am to 5 pm  *Last admission at 4 pm
Bring your valentine to a day organized by the Sacramento Zoo Teens. Featuring valentine-themed animal enrichments, informative talks and activity tables.
> Included with Zoo admission

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Little Peeps Class for Preschoolers     Classes Start February 12
Little Peeps classes are designed for 3 to 5 year-olds and are packed with fun crafts, grames, music and a special visit with an Animal Ambassador.
> Registration open now!

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Texas Hold'em Showdown Poker Tournament     February 22: 11 am
Ante up and claim your bragging rights at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg as you play your best hand of poker. Celebrity players, libations, lunch and more!
> Reserve your seat at the table!

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35th Annual ZooZoom    April 19: 7 am to 12 pm
Join the stampede as thousands of runners and walkers raise funds to benefit the Zoo. Races include a 5K, 10K and Saucony "Run for Good" Kid's Fun Runs.
> ZooZoom details and registration

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Estate Planning Safari        April 29: 6 to 7:30 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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Swingin' Safari Golf Tournament    May 8: 10 am
Come out swinging at the 14th annual golf tournament at Teal Bend Golf Club. Enjoy lunch, awards dinner, prizes, raffle, auction and more!
> Swingin' Safari registration now open!

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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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