Zookeepers in Oakland used leftover Christmas trees as special seasonal treats for otters, giraffes, elephants and meerkats Thursday – hiding special foods or scents for each animal in the foliage.
Conservationists argued the Zoo is trying to build on some of the most sensitive parts of Knowland Park.
Finding kid-friendly Halloween events can prove to be a challenging experience. Here is a list of five East Bay Halloween events that are perfect for younger children.
Oakland has been gaining national headlines in recent years for the rebirth of its art, culture and restaurant scene. But the work of some the city’s most popular residents can still be purchased for a few hundred bucks.
Twin male giraffe calves were born at the San Francisco Zoo Tuesday, but according to zoo officials only one survived.
Bay Area little city slickers can still get up close and personal with friendly farm animals like goats, sheep, chickens, bunnies and donkeys, thanks to the region’s many petting zoos open year round.
Zookeepers are playing matchmaker in Oakland, where current lemur resident Anthony met Dern for the first time.
Ventana, a lead-poisoned condor, that spent three weeks recovering at a new facility at Oakland’s Zoo was released back into the wild as a healthy bird at her home in Pinnacles National Park.
The newest arrival at the Oakland Zoo was ready for her closeup Thursday.
A one-of-its-kind hyena research project at UC Berkeley has been forced to shut down, after funding for the program has been cut. For 30 years, the hyenas’ calls echoed through the Berkeley Hills.