Oakland Zoo Closer To Reopening After Alameda Co. Files COVID-19 Variance With StateAn Oakland Zoo official said that the zoo might be able to open in a couple of weeks or even sooner after Alameda County supervisors voted Tuesday to support a COVID-19 variance attestation.
Castro Valley Girl Launches Facebook Fundraiser to Save Oakland ZooA 6-year-old Castro Valley girl is trying to save the Oakland Zoo, one bracelet at a time.
Coronavirus Closure Threatens Future Of Oakland ZooThe Oakland Zoo is losing millions of dollars a month and unless something drastically changes in the financial picture, the zoo’s days, as we know them, are numbered.
Wayward Mountain Lion Captured In San Francisco, Later Released, Killed Along Highway 1 In PacificaA mountain lion captured last month near Oracle Park in San Francisco, treated at the Oakland Zoo, and then released in San Mateo County was hit by a car and killed Friday morning along Highway 1, authorities said.
Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals, Pay Workers Due To COVID-19 ClosuresAfter shutting down months during the COVID-19 stay at home order, Bay Area zoos are now in financial dire straits and forced to dip into their dwindling reserves to feed and care for their animals and pay employees.
Oakland Zoo Welcomes Kijiji The Giraffe After 30-Hour Journey From KansasA young female giraffe came to the Oakland Zoo from Kansas last week and made its first visit into the zoo's giraffe exhibit on Thursday, zoo officials said.
Bay Area Zoos Take Precautions After Tiger At Bronx Zoo Tests Positive For CoronavirusBay Area zoos are taking precautions after a tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.
Coronavirus Shelter-In-Place: Oakland Zoo Launches Live, Interactive Virtual TourThere are no visitors at the closed Oakland Zoo, but the animals are still there, and the zoo says since you can’t come to them, they’ll bring the animals to you virtually with a new subscription-based feature video segment on the zoo’s website.
Oakland Zoo Cuts Sale Of Plastics, Exhibits Recycled-Plastics Animal SculpturesThe Oakland Zoo announced Thursday that it is the latest Bay Area institution to stop selling beverages in plastic bottles.
Rescued Mountain Lion Cub Recovering At Oakland Zoo After Siblings DieA mountain lion cub is recovering at the Oakland Zoo after being found malnourished in El Dorado County last month.
Beloved Oakland Zoo 50-Year-Old Elephant DiesOakland Zoo workers were in mourning Wednesday after a long-time visitor's favorite M’Dunda, the African elephant, collapsed and died inside the facility's elephant habitat.
Child, Not Grizzly Bear, Cracks Viewing Window At Oakland Zoo ExhibitA child, not the grizzly bears, cracked a glass viewing window at the Oakland Zoo’s bear exhibit, and officials say there’s no need to fear the bears will get out.
Oakland Zoo Caring For Rescued Fennec FoxThe overall cuteness level at the Oakland Zoo recently increased by an immeasurable factor when a 6-year-old fennec fox named Summer came to stay.
Endangered California Condor Being Treated For Lead Poisoning At Oakland ZooA giant endangered California condor is getting nursed back to health at the Oakland Zoo.
Leonard, Eldest Lion At Oakland Zoo, Dies At 19The oldest lion at the Oakland Zoo has died. The zoo announced Tuesday that Leonard, a 19-year-old African lion, was euthanized on Sunday.