San Francisco Zoo

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

Boone The Rhino (credit: Bay City News)

SF Zoo Names Rhino After 49ers’ Alex Boone

San Francisco 49ers lineman Alex Boone will join San Francisco Zoo patrons on Friday to celebrate the naming of a 4-year-old black rhino after him…

06/13/2013

A newborn giraffe calf at the San Francisco Zoo. (San Francisco Zoo)

Baby Giraffe Born At San Francisco Zoo

A new baby giraffe was born at the San Francisco Zoo last week, weighing in at 130 pounds and standing 5 feet 10 inches tall, zoo officials said.

05/30/2013

The cub found a spot in the hay in which to tuck herself away. (credit: Marianne Hale/San Francisco Zoo)

San Francisco Zoo Introduces New Sumatran Tiger Cub

At eight weeks old, the San Francisco Zoo’s newest Sumatran tiger cub has proven to be a real mouthful for her mother, Leanne.

04/12/2013

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