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San Francisco Zoo introduced a Bobcat named 'Inti' to the public.

San Francisco Zoo Introduces Bobcat ‘Inti’ To Public

A 10-year-old bobcat named “Inti,” who has lived behind the scenes at the San Francisco Zoo for the past decade, has been moved to a space where he can now be seen by visitors, the zoo announced Tuesday.


Magellanic penguin chick

Penguin Chicks Hatch At San Francisco Zoo

Four Magellanic penguin chicks have hatched this breeding season at the San Francisco Zoo, and will be on display until the end of June when they’ll head off to “Fish School,” zoo officials said.


Two Chacoan peccaries from the San Francisco Zoo. (SF Zoo)

Pack Of Peccaries Debuts At San Francisco

Three endangered Chacoan peccaries—small, pig-like mammals that are native to South America—made their debut at San Francisco Zoo this weekend.


Wallaby Joey

Baby Wallaby Emerges From Mother’s Pouch At SF Zoo

A baby red-necked wallaby made the trip from his mother’s pouch out into the world at the San Francisco Zoo in recent weeks.


Wishbone the Andean bear was put down by San Francisco Zoo officials. (SF Zoo/Marianne Hale)

SF Zoo Forced To Euthanize Andean Bear

Zoo officials said Wishbone was put down this week after it lost the use of its hind legs from a suspected neurological illness.



Orkney, San Francisco Zoo’s Oldest Seal Dies At 42

San Francisco Zoo resident Orkney, one of the oldest gray seals in captivity in North America, died Friday, zoo officials said. The seal was 42.


Gene the black rhinoceros at the San Francisco Zoo (SF Zoo)

Rhino Dies Of Kidney Failure After Years At SF Zoo

San Francisco Zoo officials are mourning the death of “Gene,” a 41-year-old black rhinoceros who’s been a popular figure at the zoo for many years.



Small Quake Hits Near San Francisco Zoo

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an initial 2.2-magnitude earthquake that shook just a few miles offshore from San Francisco Tuesday morning.


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 Returning To San Francisco Zoo Exhibit After Being Stolen

Banana Sam, the squirrel monkey that made headlines when he was stolen from the San Francisco Zoo at the end of December and was later returned, will be back on exhibit starting Saturday.


An entrance sign at the San Francisco Zoo (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

3 Arrested For Trespassing At San Francisco Zoo

Police identified three men Tuesday who were arrested Sunday for trespassing at the San Francisco Zoo, less than two weeks after a squirrel monkey was stolen from a primate exhibit there.