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Dinosaur Safari: Fact vs Fiction

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
When people think of dinosaurs, they generally imagine the dinosaurs depicted in the popular Jurassic Park series. However, the real-world picture of dinosaurs painted by paleontological research sugg... Read More
2021 a year in review

2021: A Year in Review

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
2021 was a wild and eventful year at the Sacramento Zoo! Here are a few highlights: Want to support your Sacramento Zoo in 2022? Join the Sustainers Circle as a recurring donor! Conservation is integr... Read More
Zoo Overnight with a keeper holding a macaw with its wings spread

Leaping Lemurs! Spend the night at the zoo!

Monday, June 11, 2018
By Brooke Coe 5:30pm- The Adventure Begins My 5-year-old, Maddie, is brimming with questions as we wait to drive our car into the zoo. “We get to drive through the zoo? Are we going to sleep in our ... Read More
Snow Leopard

New at the Zoo: June

Friday, June 1, 2018
There is always something new at the zoo! Here are some things for you to check out during the month of June. Snow leopard cub gets his second exam Last week, the zoo’s newest resident, a snow leopa... Read More
Common Chuckwalla

New at the Zoo: April

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
There is always something new at the zoo! Here are some things for you to check out during the month of April. Run like a zebra at ZooZoom! There’s still time to register for the 38th annual Zoo... Read More
Ground Hornbill with a pumpkin

Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The Sacramento Zoo’s community is living proof that a single person can make a big difference in the world. You give hope to endangered species, provide world-class animal care, inspire young minds ... Read More
Guest Feeding Giraffe

Sponsor Spotlight: Jiffy Lube

Monday, October 16, 2017
369,740 pieces of candy, 9,500 guests, two days, and one generous presenting sponsor all make the zoo’s annual daytime Boo at the Zoo Halloween event possible. It’ll be all treats and no tricks fo... Read More
Boo at the Zoo group of costumed kids

Think Palm Oil Sustainability And Halloween Candy

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
For two days in October, the entire Sacramento Zoo will be transformed into a daytime Halloween festival for superheroes, princesses, dinosaurs and creatures of all sorts during the daytime Boo at the... Read More
Julio the blue and gold macaw at a zoo event

Wild Affair Fundraising Gala

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Each year, corporate and civic leaders dress in their finest cocktail attire to experience a new side of the zoo and play an integral role in shaping its future. On September 16, the Sacramento Zoo ho... Read More
Red Panda

International Red Panda Day

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
When is the last time you spent some time at the Sacramento Zoo’s red panda exhibit? If it has been a while, or like us you just enjoy watching the adorable animals chow down on bamboo, this Saturda... Read More