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Jun 15, 2012 - Keeping in touch

Oakley, CA. The Sacramento Zoo opened on June 2, 1927 with 40 animals. Today the zoo is 14.3 acres and has 609 animals on site. It is a nice little zoo - well-shaded, attractive, and home to a couple of animals that were new to us. We especially enjoyed the antics of one of the giraffes who had a marvelous time batting a couple of hanging barrels with his head. He was still at it when we left. We also encountered a form of lemur we had never seen before. It is called a Sifaka. They don't get around in the same way that other lemurs do....

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