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Find Out What's New at the Oakland Zoo!

Donate Produce to Animals at Oakland Zoo During Feast for the Beasts 07/21/2015
Oakland Zoo Hosts Appreciation Day for the Oakland Police Department 07/21/2015
Oakland Zoo Celebrates National Zoo Keeper Week 07/17/2015
Oakland Zoo Teams up with PG&E for Year Four of Summer Internship Program 07/13/2015
Late Santa Rosa Junior College Professor’s Creation, Fresno the Giraffe, Inspires Oakland Zoo 07/10/2015
Unprecedented Worldwide Support from Across the Zoological and Conservation Community for Ending Elephant Abuse 06/29/2015
Joey Out of the Pouch at Oakland Zoo 06/17/2015
World Giraffe Day 2015 06/21/2015
Oakland Zoo Praises California Assembly for Passing Ivory Ban 06/12/2015
Oakland Zoo Presents Walk in the Wild, Premier Party to Benefit Animals 06/11/2015
Miracle Condor Receives Veterinary Care at Oakland Zoo 06/03/2015
California Senate Passes Bill to Protect Elephants by a Bipartisan Vote 05/26/2015
Oakland Zoo Presents Day to Celebrate Elephants 05/19/2015
Oakland Zoo Hosts Guest Speaker and Silent Auction in Honor of Elephants 05/15/2015
Name Oakland Zoo’s Baby Baboon 05/07/2015
Oakland Zoo’s Conservation Speaker Series Presents “Action for Lemurs” 04/21/2015
Oakland Zoo Celebrates Earth Day by Hosting a Party for the Planet 04/09/2015
Senator Lara Announces Elephant Protection Legislation Banning use of Bullhooks in all of California 04/08/2015
Zookeeper Travels to the Congo to Help Care for Orphaned Bonobos 03/25/2015
Oakland Zoo Celebrates Earth Day by Hosting a Party for the Planet 03/23/2015
Donate Produce to Animals during Feast for the Beasts Event at Oakland Zoo 03/20/2015
AC Transit Adds Weekend Bus Service to Oakland Zoo 03/12/2015
Mountain Lions in Our Community: Conservation Leaders Converge for Solutions Regarding Big Cats versus Humans 03/11/2015
Californians Overwhelmingly Support Ending Elephant Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Trade 03/10/2015
Oakland Zoo Conservation Speaker Series Presents: Saving Snow Leopards 02/06/2015
Confiscated Snakes Find New Home at Oakland Zoo 02/05/2015
Oakland Zoo’s Conservation Speaker Series Presents: Wolves of California - The Long Journey Home 01/09/2015
State Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins Introduces Bill to Protect Elephants and Rhinos from Poachers 01/08/2015
Extra Christmas Trees Turn into Animal Treats 01/08/2015
Oakland Zoo Secures Final Permits from California Department of Fish and Wildlife, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and US Army Corps of Engineers for California Trail Exhibit 01/07/2014
Oakland Zoo Animals Thankful for Pumpkin Leftovers 11/24/2014
Oakland Zoo Plays Vital Role in Saving a Frog Species and Hosts Renowned Conservation Speaker 11/10/2014
Oakland Zoo Turns on Holiday Lights for Annual Event, ZooLights 11/04/2014
Oakland Zoo Celebrates National Bison Day 11/01/2014
Grand Opening of Serengeti Safari at Oakland Zoo’s Adventure Landing 10/17/2014
Halloween-Themed Boo at the Zoo Event at Oakland Zoo 10/15/2014
Oakland Zoo Announces New Quarters for Conservation Partners at Action for Wildlife Day 10/13/2014
Acclaimed Giraffe Researcher Visits Oakland Zoo for Special Engagement 10/09/2014
Oakland Zoo Joins Global March for Elephants and Rhinos in Effort to End Ivory Trade 09/29/2014
Primates Gala and Silent Auction for Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest 09/25/2014
A Future for Cheetahs 09/09/2014
Captive Bred California Condors to Take First Flight 09/03/2014
Oakland Zoo Hosts Day to Celebrate Lions 08/20/2014
Oakland Zoo and 96 Elephants Launch Elephant-Sized Effort for World Elephant Day 08/12/2014
Feast for the Beasts 07/26/2014
National Zoo Keeper Week 07/22/2014
New River Otter on Exhibit at Oakland Zoo 07/17/2014
Oakland Zoo Launches Year Three of PG&E Summer Internship Program 07/01/2014
Oakland Zoo Hosts Special Day for Giraffes 06/23/2014
Oakland Zoo's Veterinary Hospital Achieves LEED Gold Certification 06/18/2014
ZooKeepers Pair Up Rare Lemurs for Breeding 06/11/2014
Oakland Zoo Presents Walk in the Wild, Premier Party Benefiting Animals 06/06/2014
Baby Baboon Named “Mimi” Born at Oakland Zoo 05/29/2014
Oakland Zoo Presents 18th Annual “Celebrating Elephants” Event 05/19/2004
Oakland Zoo Hosts Silent Auction and Reception in Honor of Elephants 05/17/2014
"Tiki" the Giraffe Turns Twenty-Five 05/16/2014
California Condor Arrives at Oakland Zoo for Lead Poisoning Treatment 05/06/2014
Oakland Zoo Receives Statue in Memory of Sidney Snow 05/02/2014
Docent Volunteer Program Celebrates 40th Anniversary 04/25/2014
Conservation Speaker Series: Saving the Condor 04/23/2014
AZA Renews Accreditation to Oakland Zoo 04/11/2014
Earth Day at Oakland Zoo - A Party for the Planet! 04/11/2014
April-July Events at the Zoo 04/01/2014
Feast for the Beasts 03/25/2014
Oakland Zoo, CamZone Networks, and Ventana Wildlife Society Partner to Create a New Live-Streaming-Webcam for Viewing Upcoming California Condor Release into the Wild 03/24/2014
Saving the Puma 02/28/2014
Saving the Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog 01/30/2014
Oakland Zoo's Conservation Speaker Series Presents "Saving the Savannah" 01/10/2014
Activities and Events at Oakland Zoo-February & March 2014 01/02/2014
Oakland Zoo's Quarters for Conservation Program Raises More Than $100,000 for Animals in the Wild 12/23/2013
Oakland Zoo Set to Plug in ZooLights, an Annual Holiday Festival of Lights 11/20/2013
Oakland Zoo's Managing Director Honored at 22nd Annual National Philanthropy Luncheon 11/20/2013
Baby Baboon Named Kodee Born at Oakland Zoo 11/14/2013
Halloween Leftovers Become Treats for Zoo Animals 11/08/2013
Oakland Zoo and Ventana Wildlife Society Install First Live-Streaming California Condor Webcam in the Wild 10/21/2013
Boo at the Zoo at Oakland Zoo 10/15/2013
Oakland Zoo Announces New Mob Members 10/10/2013
Primate Wise! A Benefit for the Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest 09/20/2013
Oakland Zoo Supports San Francisco March for Elephants 09/18/2013
Oakland Zoo Participates in One World Futbol Project's Zoo Pilot Program 09/13/2013
September - December Events 09/14/2013
Oakland Zoo to Open New Biodiversity Center 08/22/2013
Oakland Zoo Joins Fight to End Poaching 08/12/2013
Oakland Zoo Animals Feast on Donated Produce 07/27/2013
Information about Bat Incident 07/24/2013
Two Warthogs are Newest Animal Residents at Oakland Zoo 07/22/2013
Oakland Zoo Honors Zoo Keepers During National Zoo Keeper Week 07/19/2013
Healthy Living Festival Celebrates 10 Years 07/16/2013
Walk in the Wild - An Epicurean Escapade! 06/16/2013
New Camels Move in at Oakland Zoo 06/12/2013
Animals Inc. Launch Brings the Allure of Animals to All 05/10/2013
Oakland Zoo Appoints New CFO 05/30/2013
Celebrating Elephants Day 05/25/2013
Oakland Zoo Hosts Guest Speaker, Ed Stewart 05/14/2013
Three New Otter Pups on Exhibit at Oakland Zoo 05/09/2013
Oakland Zoo Supports Autism Awareness 04/24/2013
Oakland Zoo and Clif Bar Host Special Screening of YERT 04/17/2013
Oakland Zoo Featured in HBO Documentary: An Apology to Elephants 04/17/2013
Baby Baboon Born at Oakland Zoo 04/16/2013
Earth Day 2013: Party for the Planet 04/10/2013
Feast for the Beasts Event at Oakland Zoo 03/29/2013
Animals of the Trees - New Exhibit Opening 03/26/2013
Three Meerkat Pups Join the Mob at Oakland Zoo 03/10/2013
New Kids at Oakland Zoo 02/27/2013
Oakland Zoo Presents: Animal Amore - an Adult Only Valentine's Event 02/04/2013
East Bay Zoological Society Welcomes New Members 02/01/2013
Conservation Speaker Series: Releasing the Mandrills: The Road Home. 01/17/2013
Update on Caiman Seized in Investigation 01/10/2013
Oakland Zoo Becomes New Home for Hyenas 01/10/2013
Zoo Receives Anonymous $1 Million Grant 12/21/2012
New White-Handed Gibbon at the Zoo 12/19/2012
Oakland Zoo Installs Sun Bear Webcam 11/26/2012
A Twinkling Tradition: ZooLights at Oakland Zoo 11/26/2012
Teen Program Receives Recognition from the Jane Goodall Institute 11/05/2012
Oakland Zoo Set to Help Rehabilitate Endangered California Condors 10/30/2012
AAZV Vet Conference 10/20/2012
Boo at the Zoo 10/27/2012
Conservation Speaker Series: 'Bats: Beyond the Myths and Mystery' 10/18/2012
Grand Opening Of Oakland Zoo'S New Veterinary Hospital 10/11/2012
Wallaroo Joey named after Golden State Warriors' player 09/27/2012
Cats of the Oakland Zoo 09/20/2012
Acorns to Oaks 08/17/2012
Western Pond Turtle Project 08/14/2012
Feast for the Beasts 07/24/2012
ZooKeepers on Baby Duty at Oakland Zoo 07/16/2012
Oakland Zoo Celebrates National Zoo Keeper Week 07/12/2012
Charity Navigator Awards Oakland Zoo with 4-Star Rating 06/13/2012
Oakland Zoo's 20th Annual Fundraiser, Walk in the Wild 06/12/2012
Oakland Zoo Hosts 16th Annual Celebrating Elephants Event 05/26/2012
Thank You for Hosting Feed the Animals Golf Tournament 05/21/2012
Oakland Zoo Hosts Cynthia Moss for Celebrating Elephants Reception, Lecture & Silent Auction 05/16/2012
Oakland Zoo Proudly Supports ABMA 2012 Conference 05/04/2012
Earth Day 2012: Take Action for Animals 04/14/2012
New Board Members Named to Oakland Zoo's East Bay Zoological Society 03/29/2012
Sneak Peek at Oakland Zoo's Baby Otters 03/21/2012
For the Love of Primates 02/02/2012
Baby Giraffe Born at Oakland Zoo 01/31/2012
Happy Holidays from Oakland Zoo 12/19/2011
ZooLights Holiday Light Display 11/22/2011
Film Screening at Oakland Zoo 11/16/2011
Leftover Pumpkin Feast 11/15/2011
Boo at the Zoo 10/27/2011
Tigers on a Plane 10/18/2011
Saving Asia's Moon Bears and Sun Bears 08/25/2011
Oakland Zoo Kicks Off Quarters for Conservation 08/18/2011
Feast for the Beasts, July 23 07/22/2011
National Zoo Keeper Week 07/20/2011
8th Annual Healthy Living Festival 07/14/2011
Breaking Ground On Vet Hospital 07/12/2011
Kenya Safari Expedition 2011 07/07/2011
Zoo Expansion Approved 06/23/2011
Walk in the Wild - 2011 06/16/2011
Upcoming Events 06/06/2011
Celebrating Elephants Reception, Lecture & Silent Auction 05/17/2011
Oakland Zoo Welcomes River Otter Pups 04/28/2011
Oakland Zoo Welcomes Wallaroo Joey 04/15/2011
Earth Day 2011 04/14/2011
Race Fans Can Join NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart at Oakland Zoo 03/23/2011
Zoo Names 2011 New Board Members 02/10/2011
Leftover Trees Donated to Zoo 01/11/2011
Preschools Donate Toys to Oakland Zoo 12/22/2010
Enrichment for Animals Workshop 12/09/2010
Oakland Zoo Teams Up With University of Phoenix 11/15/2010
Pumpkin Feast at Oakland Zoo 11/10/2010
ZooLights 2010 11/10/2010
New Outdoor Education Program 11/02/2010
Boo at the Zoo 2010 10/28/2010
New Pancake Tortoises 09/29/2010
Oakland Zoo Receives Award 09/21/2010
Baby Hornbill Born at Oakland Zoo 09/16/2010
Two New Chimps at Oakland Zoo 08/26/2010
Casting Call at Oakland Zoo 08/23/2010
OaklandZooPhotos.com 08/12/2010
Feast for the Beasts, July 17 07/15/2010
Second Baby Eland Born at Oakland Zoo 07/12/2010
Zoo Welcomes U.S. Ambassador to Australia 07/06/2010
Wild Australia Grand Opening 06/23/2010
New Baby Squirrel Monkey 06/22/2010
New Sun Bear at Oakland Zoo 06/16/2010
Walk in the Wild 2010 06/14/2010
Baby Eland Born 05/17/2010
Celebrating Elephants 2010 05/10/2010
Oakland Students Eat Dinner With Scientists at the Zoo 05/06/2010
Oakland Zoo On Abc7 04/30/2010
Film Screening 04/27/2010