Behind the Scenes at the San Francisco Zoo show

Behind the Scenes at the San Francisco Zoo

Summary: Welcome to the San Francisco Zoo's podcast! The historic San Francisco Zoo, Northern California's largest zoological park, is connecting viewers to wildlife, putting us at the forefront of zoos worldwide. This gives you an opportunity to learn more about what's happening here at the Zoo, including our exciting animals and exhibits, our growing education and conservation efforts, latest developments, and upcoming events. The mission of the San Francisco Zoo is to connect people with wildlife, inspire caring for nature and advance conservation action.

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 Madagascar Expedition - Earth Watch | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:50

A documentary style podcast series - trip to Madagascar with SF Zoo staff and a volunteer. This is one of four in a series, this one highlighting the trio's initial adventures to Madagascar.

 It's a Gorilla! Update: 1 Month old | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 0:49

Infant gorilla receives bottle, stretches, and makes cute faces, while Corinne, our Curator of Primates narrates.

 It's a Gorilla! Update: 9 days old | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:20

Infant gorilla receives bottle, stretches, and makes cute faces, while Rachel, an Ape keeper narrates.

 Harry and Pepper | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:07

A little bit about Harry, Pepper, and the chick they're fostering

 Tiger Cubs Out And About | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:23

Peek into a day in the life of our Tiger cubs.

 Tiger Cub Preview | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 0:39

A quick look at the three Tiger cubs. A full length video will be coming soon!

 Sumatran Tiger Cubs | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:33

Tiger cub health check.

 Meerkats | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:14

The Meerkats that live in the Children's Zoo at the San Francisco Zoo, receive enrichment daily. Eva, one of their keepers tells us a little about this. The Meerkats can be seen in the Meerkat and Prairie Dog exhibit.

 Big Cat Update | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 1:43

Following the December 2007 tragedy, the San Francisco Zoo's big cats are living inside of the zoo's historic lion house building, while their outdoor grottos undergo upgrades. Amy, one of our carnivore keepers tells us about our comprehensive enrichment program for the lions and tigers.

 Giraffe Calf Bottle-feeding | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 2:10

Mike Cota, one of our Giraffe Keepers, tells us about the newest addition to the San Francisco Zoo's Giraffe Lodge, while bottle feeding the youngster. This baby Giraffe calf can be viewed at the San Francisco Zoo's Giraffe Lodge and adjacent yards daily, and will soon be on exhibit in the African Savanna.

 Wildlife Theater | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 4:16

Harrison Edell and Shannon Molacavage give us a peak at what it takes to get our "Back to the Wild" shows at the Wildlife Theater running. Sassafras our Prehensile-tailed Porcupine is featured in this episode of Behind the Scenes. Wildlife Theater shows are performed daily (except Mondays) at 12:00pm and 2:30pm only during the Summer season.


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