Investigator Releases Report On Death Of SF Zoo Gorilla, But Never Spoke To Keeper Who Closed Door

Investigator Releases Report On Death Of SF Zoo Gorilla, But Never Spoke To Keeper Who Closed Door

San Francisco Zoo officials today said they would make changes to prevent further accidents like one that killed a young gorilla earlier this month following…

SF Zoo Staff Monitoring Gorilla Troop After Accidental Death of Young Member

SF Zoo Staff Monitoring Gorilla Troop After Accidental Death of Young Member

San Francisco Zoo primate staff has been closely monitoring the mourning six-member western lowland gorilla family that lost its youngest member in what was described…

SF Zoo Mourning Death of Young Gorilla

SF Zoo Mourning Death of Young Gorilla

One of the youngest members of the Jones Family Gorilla Preserve at the San Francisco Zoo died Friday in what staff described as a “tragic…

Oldest Bison in Golden Gate Park Named ‘Last Cow” Dies

Oldest Bison in Golden Gate Park Named ‘Last Cow” Dies

A bison named “Last Cow” died Monday in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, San Francisco Zoo officials announced today. The female American bison was 22…

SF Zoo, SPCA Enter World Series Wagers

SF Zoo, SPCA Enter World Series Wagers

Two organizations aimed at animal care entered into World Series wagers this week, according to representatives. The San Francisco Zoological Society and the San Francisco…

Pedestrian Fatally Struck Near Zoo Identified

Pedestrian Fatally Struck Near Zoo Identified

A pedestrian fatally struck by a car this morning near the San Francisco Zoo has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 87-year-old Louis…

Meet The SF Zoo’s Visiting Wolverines This Weekend

Meet The SF Zoo’s Visiting Wolverines This Weekend

The San Francisco Zoo is welcoming two new wolverines to its collection of animals with a family-friendly weekend of events this Saturday and Sunday. The…

Local Philanthropist Pays $31,000 To Name SF Zoo’s Red Panda

Local Philanthropist Pays $31,000 To Name SF Zoo’s Red Panda

The newest addition to the San Francisco Zoo is a red panda who has been named Tenzing, zoo officials announced today. Resembling more a raccoon…

Scat Fiends Rejoice: SF Zoo Now Has The Scoop On Poop

A special exhibit opening at the San Francisco Zoo Saturday will take a close look at what animals leave behind—their poop. The “Scoop on Poop”…

Public Chooses “Kabibe” As Name For Newest Gorilla At SF Zoo

Public Chooses “Kabibe” As Name For Newest Gorilla At SF Zoo

The 5-month old baby gorilla at the San Francisco Zoo has been named Kabibe, zoo officials announced this morning. The public voted on the moniker…

You Can Finally Meet The SF Zoo’s Baby Gorilla This Saturday

You Can Finally Meet The SF Zoo’s Baby Gorilla This Saturday

The newest addition to the gorilla family will make her debut Saturday at the San Francisco Zoo and her name will be announced Friday morning….

Banana Sam, Monkey Briefly Stolen From SF Zoo, Dies At Age 19

Banana Sam, Monkey Briefly Stolen From SF Zoo, Dies At Age 19

A squirrel monkey that made headlines when he was stolen from an exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo in 2011 has died, zoo officials said…

SF Zoo’s Baby Gorilla Has “A Little Accident” On US Representative Jackie Speier

SF Zoo’s Baby Gorilla Has “A Little Accident” On US Representative Jackie Speier

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier helped kick off a naming contest today for a baby gorilla during a visit to the San Francisco Zoo. Speier, D-San…

Oldest Golden Gate Park Bison Dies At Age 30

Oldest Golden Gate Park Bison Dies At Age 30

The oldest of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park bison was euthanized today after a checkup determined she could no longer stand up, San Francisco Zoo…

SF Zoo’s Newborn Baby Gorilla Is Pretty Cute

SF Zoo’s Newborn Baby Gorilla Is Pretty Cute

A baby gorilla born Wednesday has joined the troop at the San Francisco Zoo, zoo officials said. The 5-pound 1-ounce baby girl arrived around 2…

LA Man Breaks Into SF Zoo, Runs Through Exhibits

LA Man Breaks Into SF Zoo, Runs Through Exhibits

A man was cited for trespassing on Sunday after allegedly jumping a fence at the San Francisco Zoo and running through animal exhibits, police and…

SF Zoo Names Black Rhino After 49ers Lineman

SF Zoo Names Black Rhino After 49ers Lineman

San Francisco 49ers lineman Alex Boone will join San Francisco Zoo patrons on Friday to celebrate the naming of a 4-year-old black rhino after him….

SF Zoo’s Week-Old Baby Giraffe “Has A Lot Of Spunk”

SF Zoo’s Week-Old Baby Giraffe “Has A Lot Of Spunk”

A new baby giraffe was born at the San Francisco Zoo last week, weighing in at 130 pounds and standing 5 feet 10 inches tall,…

Get Ready To Pay $2 More To See "Grandma's Tiger" At The SF Zoo

Get Ready To Pay $2 More To See "Grandma's Tiger" At The SF Zoo

Even a fundraiser that raked in over a million dollars couldn’t block the approval of a $2 increase for tickets to the San Francisco Zoo…

Literary Agent Names SF Zoo's Baby Tiger After Herself (For $47,000)

Literary Agent Names SF Zoo's Baby Tiger After Herself (For $47,000)

A Sumatran tiger cub born last month at the San Francisco Zoo has finally been named — but the rights to do so didn’t come…

Get Ready: Rec And Park Wants To Raise SF Zoo Admission Prices

Get Ready: Rec And Park Wants To Raise SF Zoo Admission Prices

The SF Zoo is thriving. They’ve got an adorable Sumatran tiger cub, many of their exhibits have been refurbished, and life is only getting better…

Visit The SF Zoo For Free On Wednesday

Visit The SF Zoo For Free On Wednesday

Swooning over the SF Zoo’s baby tiger, but not in the position to pay $15 to visit her? Then call in sick tomorrow: it’s free…

Naming Rights For SF Zoo's Baby Tiger Up For Grabs At Fundraiser

Naming Rights For SF Zoo's Baby Tiger Up For Grabs At Fundraiser

A Sumatran tiger cub born last month at the San Francisco Zoo has had its first medical exam and officials now know she is a…