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misha the snow leopard

Ghost of the Mountains: Snow Leopard Conservancy

Sunday, October 23, 2022
There are few animals that capture the imagination like snow leopards. As Tashi R. Ghale wrote in Searching for the Snow Leopard, Guardian of the High Mountains, “Beyond the ecological importance of... Read More

Happy International Primate Day!

Thursday, September 1, 2022
Each year on September 1, we celebrate International Primate Day. The holiday was founded by Animal Defenders International in 2005 with the purpose of ending monkey experimentation for disease resear... Read More

Mabula Ground Hornbill Project

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Ground hornbills are large, primarily terrestrial birds that can be found in the grasslands, sparse woodlands, savannas, and forest edges in Africa. There are two species of ground hornbills: Abyssini... Read More
jackson and kai, the river otters at the sacramento zoo

Sacramento Zoo’s River Otter Romp

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Happy World Otter Day! North American river otters are known for their playful antics. Unlike sea otters, river otters are equally at home on land and in the water. They dig burrows near the water’s... Read More
himalayan monal full body

Endangered Species Day: Creating a Bright Future

Friday, May 20, 2022
Every third Friday of May, people around the world celebrate Endangered Species Day. Founded in 2006 by the Endangered Species Coalition and author David Robinson, this day fosters endangered species ... Read More
portrait of a flamingo at the sac zoo

Pretty in Pink: Caribbean Flamingos

Thursday, March 17, 2022
The Caribbean flamingos are a favorite animal at the Sacramento Zoo. It is a common sight to see groups of guests pushed up against the fence, chuckling at the birds’ antics. Artist Charley Harper s... Read More