Sacramento Zoo - Wildly Inspiring!
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   Animal Updates
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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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Zoo Supports Wildlife Care Association
In light of recent financial hardship, the Sacramento Zoo will donate $1 for each paid admission at this week's Twilight Thursday to the Wildlife Care Association.
> Read the full blog     

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Wells Fargo Wednesdays        July 30: 9 am to 4 pm
Thanks to Wells Fargo, up to four kids, ages 2-11 will be admitted for free with a paid adult on Wells Fargo Wednesdays! Kids get one free ride ticket. On July 30th the Wells Fargo Stage Coach is here and much more!
> Up to four kids ages 2-11 free with paid adult

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Twilight Thursday - Old Skool Grove       July 31: 5:30 to 8 pm
Spend the summer nights with hot cars, live music, cool drinks and good food.  Live music by East Wind and a Lowriders car show.
> Included with Zoo admission

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Zoo Closes Early at 1:30 pm     August 16: 1:30 pm
The Zoo will close early on August 16th at 1:30 pm for Ice Cream Safari setup
> Hours & prices

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Ice Cream Safari         August 16: 4 to 8 pm
Bring the family out for all-you-can-eat Baskin Robbins ice cream and Coca-Cola drinks for a brain-freezing summer tradition! Zoo closes at 1:30 pm.
> Tickets now on sale!

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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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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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