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The San Francisco Zoo's Baron's Racer snake. (Courtesy: SF Zoo)

Missing Venomous Snake At San Francisco Zoo Found In Its Enclosure

A venomous snake that San Francisco Zoo staff feared had escaped was found inside its enclosure Tuesday.

07/14/2015

Photo Credit CBS

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.

06/16/2015

A rare California Condor recovering at the Oakland Zoo from lead poisoning. (CBS)

Rare California Condor Poisoned By Lead Recovering At Oakland Zoo

A rare California condor is recovering nicely at the Oakland zoo after being brought in with alarmingly high levels of lead.

06/03/2015

SF Zoo Polar Bear

Polar Bear Piké, Born And Raised At San Francisco Zoo, Dies At 32

A long-lived polar bear died of old age at the San Francisco Zoo on Friday, according to zoo officials.

05/31/2015

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus elephants perform during Barnum's FUNundrum. (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

California Could Be First State To Ban Using Bullhooks On Elephants

California would be the first state to ban using bullhooks to guide and discipline elephants, under a bill moving through the Legislature.

05/22/2015

Baboon babies

Baby Baboons Born At Oakland Zoo, Baboon ‘Troop’ Booming

Baboons are booming at the Oakland Zoo, but one still needs a name.

05/06/2015

Under The Dome (Photo by Best Possible Screen Grab/CBS)

CBS Announces Summer 2015 Lineup

This summer will be hotter than ever for CBS’ primetime schedule with the announcement of a new drama, two returning dramas and the summer’s biggest reality show.

02/27/2015

Sixteen-month-old Kabibe was becoming stronger and more 
independent every day. Photo by Marianne Hale

San Francisco Zoo Keepers Claim Gorilla Enclosure Is Unsafe; Say Management Was Aware

The doors in the San Francisco Zoo’s gorilla enclosure had a history of mechanical problems long before of them crushed a 16-month female gorilla named Kabibe earlier this month, according to a newspaper investigation.

11/21/2014

Gorillas are seen in an enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo, November 10, 2014. (San Francisco Zoo)

SF Zookeepers Claim Managers Ignored Safety Concerns About Gorilla Enclosure

Kabiba, the young gorilla crushed by a hydraulic door, did not have to die, according to five San Francisco zookeepers.

11/20/2014

Sixteen-month-old Kabibe was becoming stronger and more 
independent every day. Photo by Marianne Hale

San Francisco Zoo Enclosure Where Gorilla Was Killed May Be Outdated and Unsafe According To Expert

The San Francisco Zoo needs to update its enclosure where a baby gorilla was crushed and killed a week ago, according to a gorilla expert hired by the zoo.

11/14/2014

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