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Oakland Zoo's Free Wildlife Scavenger Hunt Through the ZooOakland Zoo’s Free Wildlife Scavenger Hunt Through the Zoo
By - posted 10/20/2020
Adorable, Fun & Games, Things to Do

This year, the Oakland Zoo is participating in the 2020 Bay Area Science Festival and hosting Zoo Quest, a free scavenger hunt that places in the zoo. Gather your squad of up to four total adventurers to visit the Oakland Zoo in-person for a unique wildlife-themed scavenger hunt. You will be more...

Bay Area Bakery's "Pain Doughlorian": Life Size Star Wars Bread SculpturesBay Area Bakery’s “Pain Doughlorian”: Life Size Star Wars Bread Sculptures
By - posted 10/16/2020
Adorable, Artsy Fartsy, Wow

Benicia bakery, One House Bakery, has constructed life size Star Wars sculptures made out of bread based on characters from Disney+’s hit show The Mandalorian. One House Bakery constructed their outstanding sculptures for Downtown Benicia’s annual Scarecrow Contest. They created 3 incredible scarecrows including Pain Doughlorian, whose armor is made completely more...

Oakland Zoo Cares for Mountain Lion Cubs Rescued from WildfireOakland Zoo Cares for Mountain Lion Cubs Rescued from Wildfire
By - posted 10/13/2020
Adorable, Uplifting

Thanks to KRON4 and CNN for letting us know that the Oakland Zoo taken in two rather adorable mountain lion cub rescues who were displaced from the Zogg wildfire in Shasta county. Dr. Herman and her vet staff examined the cubs and thankfully, both of these cubs appear to be in more...

SF Zoo's Tiny Turtles Graduate, Return to NatureSF Zoo’s Tiny Turtles Graduate, Return to Nature
By - posted 9/26/2020
Adorable, Outdoorsy, Uplifting

After two years of being raised at the zoo, 34 western pond turtles, California’s only native freshwater turtle species, were released into the wild. The western pond turtle hasn’t been observed in the Rodeo Valley Watershed since 1998. This year, the fourth year of a five-year reintroduction plan, biologists reintroduced 20 more...

Adorable Doggy Gives Daily Comfort to FirefightersAdorable Doggy Gives Daily Comfort to Firefighters
By - posted 8/26/2020
Adorable, Fire Updates, Uplifting

Meet Kerith, the cute Golden Retriever, who is also a certified crisis response therapy dog. Thanks to the TODAY Show for introducing us this heartwarming pup. Kerith has been busy lately, providing comfort and support to our brave firefighters fighting the wildfires. She’s been visiting the wildfire base camp in Marin County more...

SF Zoo's Baby Penguins Graduate "Fish School"SF Zoo’s Baby Penguins Graduate “Fish School”
By - posted 8/10/2020
Adorable, Uplifting

They made it! Congrats to the six Magellanic chicks for graduating the San Francisco Zoo’s “Fish School” where they learned how to swim, eat whole fish, and socialize with their caretakers.  Now they can waddle their way to their home on Penguin Island during a scaled-down version of the zoo’s annual more...