Sacramento Zoo - Wildly Inspiring!
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NOTICE: The Sacramento Zoological Societies Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Adrian Fowler as Acting Director. Visit the Board of Trustees page for more details.


Video of the Week

   Animal Updates
 Follow links to Zoo Blog for details


New Animals

Yellow-banded Dart Frog Youngsters
    on exhibit in the Reptile House

Red-billed Hornbil, Aardvark, Straw-colored Fruit Bat, Crested Guineafowl
  On exhibit at Small Wonders of Africa,  
  across from the giraffe habitat.

Giant Garter Snake
  On exhbit in the Reptile House

Snow Leopard, Misha
  On exhibit


Zoo News & Events

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Small Wonders of Africa Opening!
The Small Wonders of Africa exhibit will open this weekend!
> Read the full blog     

Small Wonders of Africa          Now Open: Daily 9 am to 4 pm
Come see the newest exhibit featuring new species of East African animals including Straw-colored Fruit Bats, Aardvark, Red-billed hornbill and more! 
> Small Wonders information 

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Zoo Closes Early at 1:30 pm     October 4: 1:30 pm
The Zoo will close early on October 4th at 1:30 pm for Wild Affair setup.
> Hours & prices

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Wild Affair Gala Fundraiser  -- SOLD OUT     October 4: 5 to 10 pm
A fabulous evening awaits you! Enjoy a sumptuous farm-to-fork meal, live entertainment, exclusive behind-the-scenes animal tours, hosted cocktails and wine, live and silent auction. Zoo closes early at 1:30 pm.
> To be placed on a waitlist, call (916) 808-8376.

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Little Peeps Class for Preschoolers          Classes start October 8th
Little Peeps classes are designed for 3 to 5 year-olds and are packed with fun crafts, games, music and a special visit with one of the Animal Ambassadors.
> Register for Little Peeps

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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 for Boo at the Zoo setup.
> Hours & 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.
> Tickets on sale now!

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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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