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San Francisco Zoo

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Poop Is Big At the San Francisco Zoo

Everybody poops, but not every zoo makes an exhibit about it, except when the San Francisco Zoo opened “The Scoop On Poop,” covering everything you ever wanted–or didn’t want– to know about animal and human excrement.

01/24/2014

A baby gorilla at the San Francisco Zoo - seen here riding on his grandmother's back - has been named Kabibe. (SF Zoo/Marianne Hale).

San Francisco Zoo Names Baby Gorilla

The public voted on the moniker from a group of three names and Kabibe, which means “little lady” in Swahili, earned a majority of the votes, zoo spokeswoman Abbie Tuller said.

12/20/2013

Banana Sam (credit: San Francisco Zoo)

Famous Monkey ‘Banana Sam’ Dies At SF Zoo

Banana Sam, a monkey who gained fame when he was stolen from the San Francisco Zoo two years ago, has died at the age of 19…

11/23/2013

Banana Sam, a squirrel monkey at the San Francisco Zoo, was stolen from his enclosure on December 30, 2011. He was found in Stern Grove the next day. (San Francisco Zoo)

‘Banana Sam’ Monkey Once Stolen From SF Zoo Dies

A squirrel monkey that made headlines when he was stolen from an exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo in 2011 has died, zoo officials said Friday.

11/22/2013

Lemur Exhibit at San Francisco Zoo

A Guide To The San Francisco Zoo

The conservation-minded San Francisco Zoo is the perfect place for spending quality family time. Read up on this guide to ensure you’re prepared on your next visit.

09/20/2013

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)

Naming Contest Underway For Baby Gorilla At San Francisco Zoo

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier helped kick off a naming contest Friday for a baby gorilla during a visit to the San Francisco Zoo.

08/23/2013

Bison euthanized at San Francisco Zoo.

30-Year-Old American Bison At San Francisco Zoo Has Died

San Francisco Zoo veterinarians euthanized the 30-year-old female bison Friday. Her health had declined and she could no longer lift herself.

07/27/2013

Photo Credit: Happy Hollow Park & Zoo/Facebook

Best Zoo And Aquarium Events In The Bay Area

See what’s happening at Bay Area zoos and aquariums.

07/26/2013

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)

San Francisco Zoo Welcomes Baby Gorilla

A bouncing baby gorilla is the newest resident of the San Francisco Zoo. The endangered western lowland gorilla was born at the zoo Wednesday.

07/18/2013

A sign outside the entrance to the San Francisco Zoo. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Man Jumps Fence At SF Zoo, Runs Through Animal Enclosures

A man was cited for trespassing on Sunday after allegedly jumping a fence at the San Francisco Zoo and running through animal exhibits, police and zoo officials said.

07/16/2013

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