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Flapping Flamingos!

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Nicole Wong During breeding season, Caribbean flamingos display all kinds of funky movements and dances, and the flamingos at the Sacramento Zoo are certainly no exception! What exactly do these sy... Read More
Snow Leopard

New at the Zoo: June

Friday, June 1, 2018
There is always something new at the zoo! Here are some things for you to check out during the month of June. Snow leopard cub gets his second exam Last week, the zoo’s newest resident, a snow leopa... Read More

Animal Profile: Pelicans Zamboni & Montana

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The majority of the animals at the zoo were all either born at the Sacramento Zoo, or at another AZA-accredited zoo and moved to Sacramento based on a breeding recommendation by the coordinator for th... 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
Wolf's Guenon With Volunteer Brochure Paper Chains

Recycling our Rebrand

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
By Jaime Wilson, Digital Media Manager & Green Team Lead In July 2017, the Sacramento Zoo underwent a complete rebrand. Rebranding an organization is a huge feat and once you have your fancy new l... Read More
BDG Julio Thank You

THANK YOU! – Big Day of Giving

Friday, May 4, 2018
THANK YOU to everyone who supported the Sacramento Zoo on May 3rd by donating, sharing, liking and posting on social media! Thanks to the support of all our donors, we won an additional $500 for the 1... Read More
African Lion, Kamau

Tale of a Tail – Big Day of Giving

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Over the past twelve years Amanda Watters has been at the zoo, she has worked with dozens of animals. As the primary carnivore keeper, most of this work is with dangerous animals including big cats wi... Read More