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Oakland Zoo

Western Pond Turtles Released on Presidio Campus as a Reintroduction Effort

Jordan Schaul | Posted 11.02.2015 | Green
Jordan Schaul

According to Jessie Bushell, San Francisco Zoo Director of Conservation and Western pond turtle Species Survival Plan (SSP) Coordinator: "The Western pond turtle's presence is a strong indicator of our ecosystem's health."

All Of The Lights

MiniTime | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Want a surefire way to brighten your holiday season this year? Some of the best zoos around the country are upping the merrymaking ante. Here's a look at some of the best of the bunch.

WATCH: Zoo Animals Eating Pumpkins Is The Best Thing You'll See This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.10.2013 | Green

Humans aren't the only ones who enjoy a seasonal treat. California's Oakland Zoo has partnered with local pumpkin patches to take Halloween leftovers ...

Now That's Some Animal Testing We Can Get Behind

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green

This is the kind of animal testing we can all get behind. The Oakland Zoo announced Friday that some of its strongest exotic animals are the recip...

PHOTOS: Baby Meerkats Beat The Odds

Hannah Bricker | Posted 03.11.2013 | San Francisco

Brace yourself for some meerkat adorableness courtesy of the Oakland Zoo. The zoo recently welcomed three baby meerkats to its mob. The cute pups, ...

PHOTOS: Oakland Zoo Welcomes Baby Otters

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.30.2012 | San Francisco

Oakland Zoo officials recently allowed the public a sneak peek into a whole new world of adorable when they released images of three baby river otters...