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Eastern Bongo Calf

Birth of Endangered Eastern Bongo

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
We are proud to introduce the newest member of the eastern bongo herd born just before midnight on September 4. The calf was born to parents Sukari (born at the Cincinnati Zoo in 2014) and Penny (born... Read More
Wolf's Guenon Infant

Wolf’s Guenon Infant Born

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Late in the evening on September 4 the Sacramento Zoo’s Wolf’s guenon family welcomed a new addition. Zookeepers had been monitoring the mother closely prior to the expected birth. Staff will cont... Read More
black and white ruffed lemurs

Black and White Ruffed Lemur Update

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
The all-female black and white ruffed lemur trio, born May 23 of this year have made their public debut. Caprese, Nicoise, and Panzanella weighing 495 grams, 490 grams, and 445 grams respectively at t... Read More
Flamingo Chick

American Flamingo Hatches at the Sacramento Zoo!

Thursday, July 27, 2017
UPDATE: A sixth American flamingo chick hatched the morning of July 30. The sixth flamingo is the last American flamingo chick hatch of the 2017 season. The Sacramento Zoo is thrilled to announce the ... Read More

Joey Receives an Ultrasound

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Primate zookeepers at the Sacramento Zoo are jumping with joy because Joey the Chimpanzee is successfully receiving ultrasound examinations. Joey is an elderly male Chimpanzee (estimated to be 54-year... Read More

Rocket the Giraffe at 11 Weeks Old

Friday, July 1, 2016
At just over 11 weeks old, Rocket the Masai Giraffe is growing fast! At birth he was 163 lbs and 6′ 1″ tall and now he is 362 lbs and 7′ 3″ tall. His healthy appetite is keepin... Read More

Mongoose Lemur Infant, Update & Video

Friday, May 27, 2016
The Mongoose Lemur born on April 21st is doing well on exhibit with mom, dad and older sister. The youngster is getting stronger and just starting to venture off of mom and test out the solid food and... Read More

Masai Giraffe Calf Explores Exhibit

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Rocket, the Masai Giraffe calf born on April 10, 2016, experienced his first introduction to the giraffe exhibit this morning. Mother and calf will have daily access to the exhibit for an hour or two ... Read More

The Sacramento Zoo Thanks YOU!

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
THANK YOU to everyone who supported the Zoo on May 3rd and 4th by donating, sharing, liking and posting! Despite technical issues on May 3rd, the Sacramento Zoo made the best of the Big Day of Gi... Read More

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