Video and Photo Submission
What would make our website even better? You! Share your Sacramento Zoo memories with us!
Do you have good pictures of your family enjoying the Zoo over the last 85 years? Email them to SacZoo Photo Submissions, as an attachment, and we will put it in the slideshow on the home page. If you included your story and the date, we may share it on the Share Your Memories page in honor of our 85th birthday! We will select new submissions to post monthly.
Please remember: your picture may be cropped or resized to fit the slideshow. By emailing your photos to the Sacramento Zoological Society, all submission become property of the Sacramento Zoological Society.
We are inviting Sacramento Zoo lovers to make a 30 second video that will play on the home page for all the visitors to see! We may also post them on the Share Your Memories page.
Here is what you need to do:
1. Pick one of the following statements to finish:
My favorite memory at the Sacramento Zoo is...
I remember coming to the Zoo...
My (mom, dad, grandparent, sister) tell me...
2. Create a 30 second video of yourself, your kids, friends or other family members finishing one statement. (Remember to start your video with the phrase you picked and then finish it with your story)
3. Upload your video to YouTube
(You will have to create a YouTube account if you don't have one)
4. Copy the URL (web address) from your YouTube video
5. Send an email to SacZoo Video Submissions.
Instructions for Video Submission email:
Paste the URL (web address) of your YouTube video into the email
Include the title of your video
Having Problems? Here are some frequently asked questions.
Why won't the Zoo accept the link I entered to my video?
Your video must first be uploaded on youtube.com. We will only post links to your video if it's on YouTube.
I don’t know what a YouTube is or how it works.
YouTube is an online video streaming service that allows anyone to view and share videos. For help uploading your video, visit the YouTube help page.
I posted a video, but I don’t see it on the website yet.
Once your video is approved, we will do our best to post it in a timely manner. Check back each week to see what's new!
My video was on the homepage, but now it's gone. Where did it go?
New videos are posted each week, and the previous video is archived. To access the video archive, log in as a user and look in My Sacramento Zoo.