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New at the Zoo: March

Categories: Visitor Services

Brandon and Sig

There is always something new at the zoo! Here are some things for you to check out during the month of March.

Skip the spring break crowds and come early
Spring Break is just around the corner. With so many schools out at the end of March, you can expect larger crowds. Skip waiting in line by coming early and enjoy more time in the zoo!

Wildlife Stage Shows; new and returning staff ready to wow
Animals ambassadors can be found on stage during fun educational shows this spring. Education Specialists handle, train, and care for the ambassadors year-round! Kate is brand new to the Sacramento Zoo family whereas Brooke can be found returning to the stage after five years. Both are excited to meet you and teach you about the animal ambassadors they care for! Wildlife stage shows occur at 11 a.m. Friday-Sunday in March.

Hawk flight school; diversity for a better training experience
Guests at Wine & Brew at the ZooAnimal Ambassador, Sig the Harris’ hawk, can be found soaring above the Reptile House Lawn on many warm afternoons. He has recently seen some new visitors too! Zoo staff from all departments gather and raise a glove for him to fly to. The diversity of participants works as enrichment for his training, aiding in his comfortability before the show season crowds. It just so happens to be a thrilling experience for the staff too!

New EGGstravaganZOO event
It’s an egg-take over at the zoo! Save the Easter Bunny time hiding eggs by attending EGGstravaganZOO. Egg hunts are scheduled throughout the day, just sure to register for one when you arrive at the zoo. Even those who do not participate in the hunts can search for giant hidden Emu eggs and take part in plenty of EGGtivities. EGGstravaganZOO is included with zoo admission.

Face on TreeWine & Brew tickets are on sale
Get a chance to experience an after-hours kid-free zoo! Back for its third year, Wine & Brew at the Zoo has easily made itself one of the most popular zoo events. It sells out every year so get your tickets early to come support the animals while experiencing Sacramento’s finest wineries and craft breweries. Stay safe by inviting a designated driver for the group! DD’s receive unlimited non-alcoholic drinks with an unbeatable discount admission.

Faces on trees – look up and see if you spot any on your next zoo adventure
The zoo’s horticulturist wanted to bring a whole new level of fun to the zoo, high up in the trees. The next time you visit be extra observant to see if you can find all seven of the faces hidden on the trees around the zoo.

Special Offer: Two free additional months of membership!
We are proud to be partnering with the Sacramento Area Museums to present this special offer during the month of March when you purchase a new membership to the Sacramento Zoo!

From up-close encounters with amazing and exotic animals, to rides, lush landscaping, and hidden art gems, the Sacramento Zoo is THE place to be for learning, laughter and exciting experiences for everyone! The best way to enjoy everything the zoo has to offer- while showing your support for animals, education and conservation – is by becoming a member. Members enjoy unlimited free general admission and so much for an entire year. Enter code “SAM” at checkout by March 31 to receive two FREE months of membership!

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