Sacramento Zoo - Wildly Inspiring!
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The Sacramento Zoological Society is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Kyle Burks as the new Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Sacramento Zoo!
Read more at the Zoo's blog.


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   Animal Updates
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$25,805 raised for the Sacramento Zoo and
$5,613,799 to the region on the Big Day of Giving!


New Animals

Youngsters on exhibit
   African Lion cubs
   Yellow-backed Duiker calf

New species at Small Wonders
   Red-billed Hornbill
   Fennec Foxes
   Straw-colored Fruit Bat
   Crested Coua


Zoo News & Events

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Welcome our New Director & CEO, Dr. Kyle Burks
The Sacramento Zoological Society is pleased to announce the selection of
Dr. Kyle Burks as the new Director and CEO of the Sacramento Zoo!
> 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

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Senior Tea & Tours    May 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.
> Spring dates are sold out! Fall registration is open now.

Owl Release    May 28: 7 pm in Land Park
Witness the release of rehabilitated owls as they take flight and continue their wild lives. Reserve a spot for $10 to benefit the Wildlife Care Association.
> Email to reserve a spot

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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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Sacramento Zoo Member Evening    June 11: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Visit the Zoo after everyone else has gone home. Bring your own dinner or stop by Kampala Cafe. We'll also have unique activities and fun for the whole family.
> More information

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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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Estate Planning Safari    July 11: 11 am to 12:30 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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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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