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New Animals
      Masai Giraffe Calf
      Red River Hoglets

      Mongoose Lemur
      Burrowing Owl Chicks
      African Lion cubs
   New animals
      Rescued Ring-tailed Lemur

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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The BIG Day of Giving is Here! Donate!
Help the Sacramento Zoo continue its mission of connecting kids to wildlife and nature by donating today. Gifts will be amplified by prizes and matching gifts!
> Read the full blog

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Summer Camp Classes        Registration Open Now
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

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Senior Tea & Tours       May 2, 9, 16: 9:30 am to 12 pm
Designed especially for seniors age 55 and over, enjoy a guided tour of the Sacramento Zoo with a tea break including finger sandwiches and sweets.
> Register for Tea & Tours

Big Day of Giving, May 3rd

Big Day of Giving - 24 Hours to Give Where Your Heart Is      May 3
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 6 million dollars!

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Estate Planning Safari               May 4: 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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Wine & Brew at the Zoo       May 14: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Enjoy samples of local wine and beer from some of your favorite wineries and breweries. Take in the luscious green landscape of the Zoo, surrounded by exotic animals, during this exclusive after-hours event. Zoo closes early at 1:30 pm.
> Tickets on sale now!

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Girl Scout Badge Earning Days       May 7
Spend a morning getting up close and personal with some of the Zoo’s animal ambassadors while enjoying fun filled presentations and activities.
> Register for a badge day

World Turtle Day             May 22: 10 am to 3 pm
Join us for a fun and educational event celebrating World Turtle Day! Stop by the bake sale and activity station near at the Red Panda exhibit to learn about turtles and tortoises! Keeper chats will be scheduled throughout the day.
> Included with Zoo admission

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Stuffed Animal Veterinary Clinic                May 28: 10 am to 3 pm
Is your teddy bear feeling under the weather? We are here to help! A Stuffed Animal Veterinarian will assess the overall health of your stuffed animal and make a diagnosis based on the symptoms. Proceeds benefit Greater Sac AAZK.
> Stuffed Animal Clinic details and pricing

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Nature Explorers          May 28: 10 am to 2 pm
Join the Zoo and the Sacramento Library in an open play environment. We will be reading stories, playing, and exploring the wonders of the natural world with a new topic each month. Recurs the last Saturday of each month.
> Included with Zoo admission

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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. Call (916) 808-3713 to start your donation.
> 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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