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Join us for our annual tradition of a very special celebration for the animals Thanksgiving Morning at 11am. Watch as all of the Zoo Sanctuary animals receive festive Thanksgiving meals and treats, including special pumpkin pie! The First 50 Friends Members or new paid memberships at the event Recei
Help Create Holiday Magic for the Community! Volunteer decorators and carolers are needed for the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary’s Wild Nights and Holiday Lights event. Groups, families, and individuals are needed to help install the lights on the enclosures, buildings, fences, and grounds of the Zoo Sa
Bernie From Burney Falls State Park Created more than a million years ago MacArthur–Burney Memorial Falls California State Park is far from the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary but there’s a story to tell. An orphaned newborn raccoon was found in the Burney Falls area. Her eyes weren’t open yet and s
The Magic of Wild Nights and Holiday Lights returns to the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary again this holiday season. Bring the whole family as the Zoo Sanctuary comes to life under the stars! A unique opportunity to see Zoo animals after dark An enchanted forest of 50 lit trees Thousands of lights all ov
In The Past – June 2001: “Moving To The Miner’s Cabin. Forty-niners (gold seekers, not football players) invited small, but ferocious, rodent eradicating ringtails to take up residence in their cabins, and sometimes referred to them as “miner’s cats.” (Ringtails are members of the raccoo
Flick Brumation is a phrase scientists use to describe animals that tuck themselves in for the winter and as spring temperatures warm up these animals begin to wake up. Zookeepers can also maintain special warm climates when necessary. Flick, technically Heterodon platirhinos is also known as a Hog
Growl, Howl & Wine returns for another year to support the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary (FCZS), which is a educational Sanctuary open to the public. Last years event was enjoyed by close to 450 community members and we expect to sell out this year, building on the same fun and festive atmosphere.
Feral pigs throughout California are considered a nuisance to many people, a treasure to some and fair game to others. Invite pigs Wilber and Templeton to a party and they will snack on plants, use their strong snouts to plow up earth seeking roots and grubs, and ultimately dig out a muddy puddle fo
Recently Zoo Staff gathered together at City Hall for more than an hour of insightful information about rattlesnakes provided by Mike Cardwell who volunteers his expertise at Effe Yeaw Nature Center in Carmichael. Given the wild areas around the Zoo it’s not uncommon to have rattlesnakes seeking s