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Celebrate going plastic free with a special sea turtle adoption that supports our conservation partner, ARCAS!
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Captain Cal


The latest news on our orphaned mountain lion, rescued from the Zogg Fire in Northern California.

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This brand-new family-friendly nighttime experience features hundreds of larger-than-life animal lanterns throughout the Zoo, storytelling the ongoing journey of wildlife, the importance of every species on our planet, and Oakland Zoo's commitment to conservation. Dozens of towering and even interactive, glowing lanterns of every order await to entertain and enlighten you at every turn. Tickets go on sale November 2!

November 20-30, 2020 | December 1-31, 2020 | January 1-17, 2021
All Ages
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Cocktails & Conservation

This new, virtual happy hour series features some of the world’s most incredible conservationists. These heroes are working on the ground every day to save endangered species and their habitats. Guests will join us on Facebook Live to learn, ask questions, and be a part of the solution to preserve our planet’s rich and diverse wildlife. Each episode will feature a custom cocktail, so we can toast to a safe world for wildlife. Look out for the recipe, mix your cocktail, and join us live!

November 11, 2020 | December 9, 2020
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