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Lauren Fong

Summer Faces at the Zoo: Lauren Fong

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Summer is a very busy season for the zoo’s education department. While it is often difficult to keep track of all the programs the department in coordinating, from stage shows and Overnight Safari... Read More
Sam Bailey

Growing up at the Zoo

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Sam Bailey, a former Zoo camper and then camp counselor, has spent a lot of time at the Sacramento Zoo. His time at the Zoo and everything he learned has helped him to his current stop, UC Davis. We a... Read More
African Hedgehog

Animal Profile: A Prickle of African Hedgehogs

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Happy Hedgehog Day! Celebrate by learning more about the newest residents of the Sacramento Zoo’s Interpretive Center. A prickle of four African Hedgehogs can now be spotted running around the I... Read More
IC Staf with the Bobcat

A Day in the Life, Zookeeper Lindsay McGeorge

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Home to over 500 animals, the Sacramento Zoo provides a great opportunity to learn about wildlife from all over the world. Among these animals are approximately 40 that live behind the scenes. These a... Read More
Great Horned Owl

Charlie the Great Horned Owl

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
It is estimated that Charlie was born in 2014. He arrived at the Sacramento Zoo in early 2015. Charlie was a wild owl who found himself at the Abilene Zoo rehabilitation program. During his examinatio... Read More

Sapphire and Ruby, Burrowing Owl Sisters

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Ruby and Sapphire both hatched at the Sacramento Zoo in 2013. Their mother is a rescue owl that can be seen on exhibit in the Zoo’s Backyard. As with many sisters they have opposite personalities; R... Read More

Cameron the Bateleur Eagle

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Cameron the Bateleur Eagle was born November 29, 1988 at the St. Louis Zoo. She moved to the Sacramento Zoo shortly after and has lived here ever since. Due to her amiable personality she moved into t... Read More

New ZooMobile!

Monday, March 7, 2016
Have you seen the brand new Sacramento ZooMobile around town? Thanks to a generous grant from The Foster Family Charitable Foundation last August the Zoo was able to purchase a 2015 Honda Odyssey that... Read More