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Oakland Zoo Newborn Giraffe Stretching Out In New Digs

Curators say the giraffes simply outgrew their old digs, and buoyed by fundraising efforts that brought in $400,000, the Zoo was able to complete construction on the new barn, which stands 25 ft. high and includes skylights, too.


Maggie, a baby reticulated giraffe, was born at the Oakland Zoo on January 12, 2012 to parents Twiga and Mabusu. (Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

The Oakland Zoo is welcoming the first female giraffe to be born at the zoo in nearly a decade, zoo officials said.



Last Minute Budget Talks Save Popular Oakland Programs

Oakland leaders have agreed to eliminate 105 city positions to fill a $28 million budget gap caused by the loss of state redevelopment money. However, last minute negotiations were able to save popular programs from deep cuts.


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Spending Cuts To Severely Affect Oakland Zoo, Children’s Fairyland

The latest round of spending cuts in Oakland will include major hits to two of the city’s most popular family attractions: the Oakland Zoo and Children’s Fairyland.


Molly, one of the four tiger sisters transferred to the Oakland Zoo. (Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo Unveils Rescued Texas Tigers

The newest additions to the Oakland Zoo, four tigers recently rescued from a backyard zoo in Texas, were unveiled Wednesday to members of the local media.


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Oakland Zoo Breaks Ground On New Veterinary Hospital

The facility will be much larger than the current 1,200 square-foot hospital and also have the latest medical technology.



Eye On The Bay: Walk In The Wild 2011 – 6/14/11

Follow Liam Mayclem as he explores a day in the life of a zookeeper at the Oakland Zoo.  Plus enjoy great food and wine at the zoos annual Walk in the Wild event. . Oakland […]

KPIX 5–06/14/2011

Eye On The Bay: Oakland Zoo

Eye On The Bay: Oakland Zoo – 11/10/10

Liam jumps aboard the “Outback Express” and explores the wilds of Australia, at the Oakland Zoo. New at the zoo Wallaroos, Emus, Baby Chimpanzees and a new Sun Bear! Plus Liam goes face to face […]

KPIX 5–11/08/2010