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New Animals
On exhibit youngsters
      African Lion cubs
      Black & White Ruffed Lemurs
      Mongoose 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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A Victory for Elephants!
Have you "herd" the big news? Governor Brown has signed AB 96 into law banning the ivory trade in California.
> Read the full blog

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Little Peeps Class for Preschoolers      Classes Start October 8
Little Peeps classes are designed for 3 to 3 year-olds and are packed with fun crafts, games, music and a special visit with an Animal Ambassador.
> Registration now open!

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Camera and Lens Demo Day and Test Drive     October 11: 9 am to 4.30 pm
Join Mike’s Camera at the Sacramento Zoo and test drive the latest cameras, telephoto lenses and other photo gear from leading manufacturers and pick up tips and tricks from the Mike's Camera crew who will be onsite.
> Information and registration

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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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African Lion Cubs 1st Birthday      October 24: 9 am to 4 pm
Help celebrate by signing the giant birthday card, participating in educational activities and watching as they receive an ice birthday cake at 10:30 am. Become a Zoo Parent to the lion cubs today!
> Included with Zoo admission

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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! Event will sell out.

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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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