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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.


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…


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

KCBS In Depth: How SF Zoo Has Changed Since Fatal Tiger Mauling

It’s been nearly five years since the Christmas Day 2007 tiger attack that left one young man dead and two others wounded at the San Francisco Zoo.


San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Could Get A Makeover

There are plans afoot to change the landscape of parts of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach that include the re-routing of the Great Highway.


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.





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