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Celebrating the Birth of a Giraffe Calf

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
The Sac Zoo is thrilled to announce that Shani, a 10-year-old Masai giraffe, gave birth to a female calf during the evening on September 20. Mother and calf are spending time bonding in the zoo’s gi... Read More
Red Panda cub

Endangered Red Panda Born at Sacramento Zoo

Monday, July 13, 2020
  On June 24, the Sacramento Zoo’s one year-old red panda, Gizmo, became a big brother! Four-year-old Amaya, Gizmo’s mother, gave birth to two cubs in the early morning hours. Animal care sta... Read More
Spur-thighed tortoise dipping feet in small exhibit pool

What’s New at the Sac Zoo!

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Are you looking for something fun do with the family? Kids out of school and you need some entertainment? Or do you have a date and want to mix it up? Plan to spend a day at the Sacramento Zoo! The we... Read More
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

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