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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

Dinosaur Safari: Fact vs Fiction

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
When people think of dinosaurs, they generally imagine the dinosaurs depicted in the popular Jurassic Park series. However, the real-world picture of dinosaurs painted by paleontological research sugg... Read More
thick-billed parrot is one of the species that would benefit from a new sacramento zoo

From Coast to Coast: National Wildlife Day

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 by animal behaviorist and philanthropist Colleen Paige with a goal of raising awareness of the plight of endangered animals and recognizing the critical role ... Read More
Red Kangaroo

You Asked, We Answered: Red Kangaroos

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
The Sacramento Zoo is home to four red kangaroos (Cheddar, Porter, Walter, and Jordon), the largest mammal in Australia. One of the most popular animals on the Sac Zoo website are kangaroos. We get so... Read More
misha the snow leopard

Conservation is a TEAM Effort at the Sac Zoo!

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Conservation is a vital part of the Sacramento Zoo’s mission. Over the past decade, the Sac Zoo has donated more than $1 million to critical conservation efforts around the globe. These efforts beco... Read More
2021 a year in review

2021: A Year in Review

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
2021 was a wild and eventful year at the Sacramento Zoo! Here are a few highlights: Want to support your Sacramento Zoo in 2022? Join the Sustainers Circle as a recurring donor! Conservation is integr... Read More