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Best Free And Low-Cost Winter Activities For Families In San Francisco

Families looking for activities to enjoy together and not break the budget will be pleased to know that San Francisco has tons of things to do that are lively and fun, plus everyone will learn something too.

11/28/2014

An endangered western lowland gorilla was born at the San Francisco Zoo on July 17, 2013. The baby girl was born to mother Nneka and father Oscar Jonesy, a 31-year-old. (San Francisco Zoo)

Warning Sign Seen Posted Near San Francisco Zoo’s Gorilla Door That Fatally Crushed Young Ape

A newspaper report says employees operating a hydraulic door at San Francisco Zoo that crushed a baby gorilla were supposed to keep a hand on the stop button at all times.

11/12/2014

Sixteen-month-old Kabibe was becoming stronger and more 
independent every day. Photo by Marianne Hale

San Francisco Zoo Hires Expert To Investigation Baby Gorilla’s Death

The San Francisco Zoo has hired an expert in gorilla enclosures to help investigate the death of its young western lowland gorilla, Kabibe.

11/11/2014

Gorillas are seen in an enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo, November 10, 2014. (San Francisco Zoo)

San Francisco Zoo’s Gorillas Grieve, Comfort Each Other After Young Ape’s Tragic Death

The San Francisco Zoo says its six western lowland gorillas are showing normal signs of grief and loss following the death of the group’s youngest gorilla.

11/11/2014

Sixteen-month-old Kabibe was becoming stronger and more 
independent every day. Photo by Marianne Hale

Hydraulic Door That Killed Young Gorilla At San Francisco Zoo Working Properly

Officials at the San Francisco Zoo said they retested the hydraulic door that crushed a young gorilla to death on Friday and found that its manual instant-stop switch was functioning properly.

11/10/2014

Kabibe enriched the lives of her entire gorilla family, including her older brother Hasani . Photo by Sandi Wong

Hydraulic Door Crushes, Kills 16-Month-Old Gorilla, ‘Kabibe,’ At San Francisco Zoo

Zoo officials are asking the public to be patient as the gorilla family and zoo staff mourn the loss of ‘Kabibe.’ Meanwhile, they are investigating how this accident happened, and will review zoo policies to see if changes are necessary.

11/08/2014

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Best Places To Go With Your Family For the Weekend In San Francisco

With the busy tourist season over, now is a great time to visit San Francisco with your family. Here are five of the best places for families to visit on a weekend in San Francisco.

10/25/2014

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Halloween Guide To Parties, Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Patches And More

It is that spooky time of year again and we’ve put together a list of all the best parties, concerts, haunted houses, and pumpkin patches in the Bay Area!

10/03/2014

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SF Zoo Welcomes Four New Baby Flamingos

Four new baby flamingos have been getting used to their new home at the San Francisco Zoo, the first flamingo chicks to hatch there in four years.

09/25/2014

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‘Tenzing’ The Red Panda Tumbler

VIDEO: Watch “Tenzing” the SF Zoo’s most adorable red panda tumbler…

08/27/2014

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