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Passing of red panda cub

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
We are heartbroken to announce the loss of the three-week-old red panda cub early the morning of July 16th, after a battle with pneumonia. A full necropsy will be performed at the UC Davis School of ... Read More
Okapi Mother and Offspring

Exciting changes ahead at the Sacramento Zoo!

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Animal welfare is a key element in the mission of the Sacramento Zoological Society. It is of the utmost importance to all the staff and dedicated volunteers at the zoo to ensure that the zoo’s resi... Read More

Update: Goody the Giraffe

Monday, November 23, 2015
*Part three of a series documenting the treatment of Goody, one of the Sacramento Zoo’s Reticulated Giraffes Recent visitors to the Zoo may have noticed that Goody can be seen out more often in the ... Read More

Western Pond Turtle Hatchlings

Monday, November 16, 2015
We are excited to announce a very successful Western Pond Turtle hatching season. So far seven eggs, one in September, four in October, two in November have successfully hatched in an incubator. These... Read More

Bat Training

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Animal training or operant conditioning plays a very important role in the field of zoo keeping today. All of the behaviors trained are for husbandry purposes – opening the mouth for inspection,... Read More

African Lion Cubs 1st Birthday

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
On Saturday, October 24th, the three African Lion cubs turned one year old! Even through they didn’t realize it was their birthday, it was a great chance for zookeepers and guests to celebrate t... Read More

The Eyes Have It

Saturday, October 24, 2015
By Meagan Edwards Take a look around you…what do you see? The animal kingdom has many different ways of seeing things—including some we may not think of as eyes at all. Animals like the Southern W... Read More