Oakland Zoo Expansion Adding Gondola System, Native California AnimalsA multi-million dollar expansion is underway at the Oakland Zoo that will ultimately feature California native animals, and an urban gondola that will take people up a hill.
Best Zoo Exhibits In The Bay AreaThe summer months provide long days and warm weather perfect for a leisurely stroll through one of the Bay Area's quality zoos. Here are five summertime zoo exhibits worth checking out.
Wolves Returning To San Francisco Zoo After 20 Year AbsenceWolves are coming back to the San Francisco Zoo and Gardens for the first time in years.
Art Made By SF Zoo Animals Up For AuctionAnimal lovers can now own works of art created by animals from the San Francisco Zoo, zoo officials said Friday.
Escaped Chimp Recaptured After Breaking Out Of Zoo In JapanA chimpanzee named "Chacha" escaped from a zoo in northern Japan Thursday afternoon, but his sweet taste of freedom didn't last long.
Endangered Lemur Found In Backyard Was Likely Part Of Black Market Pet TradeAn endangered ring-tailed lemur that was likely part of the black market pet trade is now being cared for at the Sacramento Zoo.
PHOTOS: Oakland Zoo Animals Paint Masterpieces For AuctionElephants, giraffes, lemurs, and even a cockroach at the Oakland Zoo have been exploring their creative sides to produce colorful paintings that will be auctioned for charity.
Missing Venomous Snake At San Francisco Zoo Found In Its EnclosureA venomous snake that San Francisco Zoo staff feared had escaped was found inside its enclosure Tuesday.
Watch Now: Julie Chen Hosts 'CBS Summer Preview'Julie Chen hosts "CBS Summer Preview," the networks's first digital special highlighting its original summer programming, now available on demand on multiple platforms.
Rare California Condor Poisoned By Lead Recovering At Oakland ZooA rare California condor is recovering nicely at the Oakland zoo after being brought in with alarmingly high levels of lead.
Polar Bear Piké, Born And Raised At San Francisco Zoo, Dies At 32A long-lived polar bear died of old age at the San Francisco Zoo on Friday, according to zoo officials.
California Could Be First State To Ban Using Bullhooks On ElephantsCalifornia would be the first state to ban using bullhooks to guide and discipline elephants, under a bill moving through the Legislature.

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