Watch, Learn, Connect!

Connect with your SF Zoo and learn about the safari at home that surrounds us every day. Here, you’ll view fun, educational videos from the Zoo, in backyards, down the street, and immersed in nature to find what’s always there but now there’s time to explore and learn.
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Garden Critters Snakes and Snails

Local Safari

Join the San Francisco Zoo science staff on a local safari to discover the magic of nature around our neighborhoods.

Frog Egg Safari

Frog Egg Safari

Backyard Birds

Backyard Birds

Just Listen

Just Listen

Neighborhood Species: Ursus theodorus

Neighborhood Species: Ursus theodorus

Heron & Gopher

Heron & Gopher

Big Salamander

Big Salamander

Animal Profiles

Our science and education staff highlight the personalities, habits, likes, and dislikes of animals at the zoo for a special up-close encounter.

Handsome Hedgehogs

Handsome Hedgehogs

Scintillating Skinks

Scintillating Skinks

Lemurs of Lipman Family Lemur Forest

Lemurs of Lipman Family Lemur Forest

Terrific Tortoises

Terrific Tortoises

Sensational Snakes

Sensational Snakes

Behind the Scenes at the Zoo

Your chance for a behind the scene tour with our science, education, and animal care staff with the animals of the San Francisco Zoo the way you’ve never seen them before! We also just have a little fun!

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Boone the Black Rhino

Boone the Black Rhino

Training Boone

Training Boone

Animal Training

Animal Training

Social Distancing by Animals?

Social Distancing by Animals?

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The mission of San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is to connect people with wildlife, inspire caring for nature and advance conservation action.

Open 365 days a year, San Francisco Zoo is home to more than 2,000 exotic, endangered, and rescued animals in 100 acres of majestic and peaceful gardens located directly on the Pacific Coast.

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