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Snow leopard cub

Snow leopard cub to receive rare eyelid surgery

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
On Wednesday, October 24th Coconut, the snow leopard cub born at the Sacramento Zoo earlier this year, will be the recipient of a rare eyelid surgery performed by Sacramento Zoo veterinarians as well ... Read More
Snow Leopard Misha

Snow Leopard Cub Born

Monday, May 14, 2018
The Sacramento Zoo has a new resident – a male snow leopard cub. This was the first pregnancy for the cub’s five-year-old mother, Misha, and six-year-old father, Blizzard, and the first snow leopa... Read More

Help Name the Wolf’s Guenon

Monday, October 9, 2017
We need your help naming one of the newest members of our zoo family! Voting is now closed! Name to be announced November 1st at noon! The nonprofit Sacramento Zoo is hosting a fundraising contest to ... Read More
Thick-billed Parrot Chick

Hatching of Endangered Thick-billed Parrot

Friday, October 6, 2017
An Endangered thick-billed parrot hatched at the Sacramento Zoo on August 23! Currently, the young chick spends its time in a nest box in the exhibit with the rest of the parrots, being cared for by b... Read More
American Flamingo

Flamingo Chick Care Update: Passing of Bellini

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Sacramento Zoo’s animal care team, veterinarians, and all other support staff are somber today as we announce the death of Bellini, one of the six American flamingo chicks to hatch at the zoo th... Read More