Sacramento Zoo - Wildly Inspiring!
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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 at Small Wonders
   Red-billed Hornbill
   Aardvark
   Fennec Foxes
   Straw-colored Fruit Bat
   Crested Coua

 

Zoo News & Events

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Julia & the BIG Day of Giving
Julia the Thick-billed parrot is one of the endangered species at the Zoo and the Spokesbird for the BIG Day of Giving on May 5th!
> Read the full blog     

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Family Overnight Safaris            Registration Now Open!
See the Zoo in a whole new light...moonlight! Grab your tent and sleeping bags and bring the family to discover which animals take over the night shift.
> Register for a Family Overnight Safari

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Summer Camp Classes             Registration Now Open!
From pre-K to 9th graders, we have fun-filled summer camps and classes! Let your wild child explore the Zoo with games, crafts, animals and so much more.
> Summer Camp information & details

Sacramento River Cats Zoo Night   April 25: 7:05 pm
Watch the River Cats take on the Tacoma Rainiers AND receive a discount with our limited discount tickets through the link below using promo code Sac Zoo. Players will wear Snow Leopard jerseys to be auctioned to the highest bidder.
> Purchase River Cats tickets, promo code: Sac Zoo

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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 through a jungle of topics in this free, informative seminar.
> Estate Planning Safari information and RSVP

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Where the Wild Kids Are             May 2: 9 am to 5 pm   *Last admission at 4 pm
Come out for a day of art, music, dance, animals and more! Kids will be kids with interactive crafts and performances.
> Included with Zoo admission

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Senior Tea & Tours         May 4, 11, 18: 9:30 am to 12 pm
Designed especially for seniors ages 55 and over enjoy a guided tour of the Sacramento Zoo tour with a tea break including finger sandwiches and sweets.
> Register for Tea & Tours

Big Day of Giving, May 5th

Big Day of Giving - 24 Hours to Give Where Your Heart Is    May 6
Mark your calendars for an epic 24 hours of raising funds for local nonprofits! Join the BIG Day of Giving and be part of a regional philanthropy goal to raise 5 million dollars!

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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!

M.O.M.'s Day Book & Bake Sale - AAZK Fundraiser   May 10: 10 am to 3 pm
Support Orangutan Outreach and their work towards raising awareness about Missing Orangutan Mothers due to palm oil plantation expansion while finding a good book and a tasty treat.
> Located near the orangutan exhibit

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Zoo Parent Party    May 16: 5:30 to 8 pm
Are you a Zoo Parent? Your Zoo Parent benefits may include an invitation to a special party! Want to get in on the fun? Become a Zoo Parent today.
> More information and RSVP

Stuffed Animal Veterinary Clinic - AAZK Fundraiser   May 30: 10 am to 2 pm
Is your stuffed animal feeling under the weather? Get a diagnosis by a Stuffed Animal Vet for $3. Repairs with exam are $5 and adoptions with exam are $4.
> Located on the veterinary hospital lawn

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Bingo Night at Florin Road Bingo        June 4: 5 to 8:30 pm
Join us for a fun night of bingo! Your ticket includes a delicious dinner, non-alcoholic drinks and eight rounds of bingo with the chance to win cash prizes.
> Register for Bingo Night

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Twilight Thursdays      June 18 through July 30: 5:30 to 8 pm
Spend the summer nights at the Zoo with live music, food and drinks! New this year, Jazz with Giraffes featuring a local beer and wine garden.
> Included with Zoo admission

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Zoo Closes Early at 1:30 pm    June 20: 1:30 pm
The Zoo will close early on June 20th at 1:30 pm for King of Feasts setup.
> Hours and prices

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King of Feasts Food & Wine Luau     June 20: 6 to 9 pm
Enjoy aloha-flavor while you stroll through the entire Zoo tasting gourmet food from local restaurants, fine wines, beer and spirits. Zoo closes at 1:30 pm.
> Ticket 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

 

 

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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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