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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

A Sumatran tiger cub.  (Photo credit: ATAR/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Zoo: It’s A Girl! Public Can View Rare Sumatran Tiger Cub

A Sumatran tiger cub born last month at the San Francisco Zoo has had its first medical exam and officials now know she is a girl…

03/23/2013

Talullah the chimpanzee, San Francisco Zoo

Elderly, Ailing Chimpanzee Dies At San Francisco Zoo

A beloved longtime resident of the San Francisco Zoo died over the weekend, zoo officials said.

01/08/2013

Fire crews battle 2-alarm fire at the historic pool house near the San Francisco Zoo.

Firefighter Hurt Battling 2-Alarm Fire Near San Francisco Zoo

A firefighter was injured and a historic building destroyed in a two-alarm fire near the San Francisco Zoo Saturday afternoon.

12/01/2012

A baby Francois' langur monkey, named Romo. (San Francisco Zoo)

San Francisco Zoo Names Baby Monkey After Giants Pitcher Romo

A baby Francois’ langur monkey born at the San Francisco Zoo last month that some believe brought the Giants luck in their World Series bid has been named after relief pitcher Sergio Romo.

11/01/2012

San Francisco Zoo's Unnamed "Rally Monkey" (credit: San Francisco Zoo)

SF Zoo’s ‘Rally Monkey’ Brings Good Luck To Giants

The World Series-bound San Francisco Giants have their own good luck talisman: a Francois Langur monkey born at the San Francisco Zoo a few weeks ago…

10/24/2012

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