Oakland Zoo Vets: Taking Action for Wildlife

An Impact Speaker Series

May 21, 2020

Teens and Adults

6:30pm Reception | 7:00pm Presentation

$10-$30 Sliding Scale

*All proceeds benefit animal recovery efforts in Australia.

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Join us for an evening with Dr. Alex Herman, VP of Veterinary Services at Oakland Zoo, as she describes how our veterinary team rescues and cares for local wildlife.

The Oakland Zoo Veterinary Hospital provides medical and surgical care to the complete Oakland Zoo collection, from tiny endangered Sierra Nevada Yellow Legged Frogs, to our beautiful reticulated giraffes. We are part of the California Condor Recovery Team, hospitalizing birds with lead toxicity and exposure, working with Pinnacles National Park and Ventana Wildlife Society. Additionally we assist California Fish and Wildlife Service with orphaned Mountain Lions, and confiscations both from smugglers and illegal non permitted exotic pets like alligators and caimans.

Time: 6:30 PM Reception, 7:00 PM Presentation

Location: Marian Zimmer Auditorium at Oakland Zoo

Tickets: Tickets available on Eventbrite until 11pm on May 20. Limited number of tickets available at the door.

Admission: $10-$30 Sliding Scale

Proceeds: All proceeds benefit animals affected by Australian wildfires.

Light refreshments, coffee, tea, and wine served

Delicious Veggie Dinner available for purchase with The GrilledCheezGuy!

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