Sacramento Zoo Saddened by the Loss of Abyssinian Ground Hornbill

The Sacramento Zoo is sad to report to death of the male Abyssinian ground hornbill chick, hatched on June 15th.  He passed away early in the morning on October 19, 2011. We do not have a specific cause of death at this time, but will share necropsy results as they become available.

Sacramento Zoo -- Wildly Inspiring!

Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to more than 450 native, rare and endangered animals and is one of more than 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Located near the corner of Land Park Drive and Sutterville Road in William Land Park, the Zoo is wholly managed by the non-profit Sacramento Zoological Society. This Sacramento treasure inspires conservation awareness through education and recreation. Open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, general admission is $10.50; children ages 2-11 are $6.50 and one and under are admitted free. Parking is free throughout the park or ride Regional Transit bus #6. For information, call 916-808-5888 or visit saczoo.org.

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