Articles From : sbzoo

  • Santa Barbara Zoo Welcomes Two New Saki Monkeys

    The Santa Barbara Zoo is excited to welcome Penelope and Calabaza, two new white-faced saki monkeys who will now call Santa Barbara home.

  • Santa Barbara Zoo Decks the Halls for Holiday Zoo!

    The Santa Barbara Zoo gets in the holiday spirit with festive decor and more through December 31.

  • Santa Barbara Zoo Breaks Ground “Down Under”

    The Santa Barbara Zoo has begun construction on its newest exhibit, the Australian Walkabout, a 15,000 square-foot habitat designed to transport guests “Down Under,” where they can walk among the wallabies, kangaroos, emus, and native birds.

  • Santa Barbara Zoo Reveals Lion Cub's Name

    The Santa Barbara Zoo has revealed the name and photos of their new African Lion cub born on November 5.

  • Lion Cub Born at the Santa Barbara Zoo

    The Santa Barbara Zoo’s African lion, Felicia, has given birth to her first cub, and the two are currently bonding together behind the scenes.

  • Spooky Zoo!

    Spooky Zoo!

    Although the Santa Barbara Zoo's popular annual Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo, is canceled this year due to COVID-19, guests can still get into the spirit with Spooky Zoo, an outdoor Halloween spell-ebration from October 16–31! 
  • New Book on Condor Comeback Features Santa Barbara Zoo Team

    Best-selling author has featured the Santa Barbara Zoo in a new book on the key roles the zoo played in the California Condor Recovery Program.

  • Santa Barbara Zoo Mourns Loss of Newborn Giraffe Calf

    The Santa Barbara Zoo is deeply saddened to share the loss of a female Masai giraffe calf born on Tuesday, July 21.

  • Santa Barbara Zoo Welcomes New Amur Leopard

    The Santa Barbara Zoo is pleased to introduce Kasha, its new male Amur leopard, who arrived in March prior to the zoo's coronavirus closure.

  • Santa Barbara Zoo Announces Two New African Lions

    Meet Ralph and Felicia, two African lions who just moved to the Santa Barbara Zoo.

  • Santa Barbara Zoo's Lucky the Shoe-Wearing Penguin has Died

    Lucky, a Humboldt penguin at the Santa Barbara Zoo, who made national headlines for wearing a specially designed shoe, was humanely euthanized after battling a degenerative foot condition.

  • Zoo's Giraffe and Leopard to Depart as Part of Critical Species Survival Plan

    The Santa Barbara Zoo is getting ready to say goodbye to Amirah (female Masai giraffe) and Wyatt (male Amur leopard) who will be departing on March 10, as part of their respective Species Survival Plans.

  • Santa Barbara Zoo’s First “Zoo-a-Palooza” with PAW Patrol

    Santa Barbara Zoo’s First “Zoo-a-Palooza” with PAW Patrol

    Live Appearances by “PAW Patrol” Characters at Santa Barbara Zoo’s First “Zoo-a-Palooza”
    Kids’ Party on Friday, June 14 from 4:30 to 8 p.m.

  • IMPROVology at the Lobero Theatre

    IMPROVology at the Lobero Theatre

    IMPROVology Moves to the Lobero Theatre

    Santa Barbara Zoo’s Hit Comedy Series of “Science Meets Improv” Has Debut Lobero Show on Wednesday, May 29 at 8 p.m.

  • Roar and Pour at Santa Barbara Zoo

    Roar and Pour at Santa Barbara Zoo

    • SATURDAY, MAY 11 FROM 5 to 8 PM
    • Animals Stay Out Late, Zoo Only Open for Event Guests
    • Tastings of Central Coast Wine, Beer & Other Libations
    • Includes Souvenir Glass, Giraffe Feedings; Unlimited Train Rides; Live
    • Music by Uncle Uncle; Variety of Food Available for Purchase
    •  $80 General; $115 VIP Hour at
    •  Ages 21+ Only; Benefits the Animals at the Zoo
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