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Adorable Baby Lemur Born at the Santa Ana Zoo is OC's Cutest New Foodie

The Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park is happy to report its baby Black-and-White Ruffed Lemur, born on May 18, 2017, is healthy, energetic and enjoying copying the vocals and antics of parents Mary Lou and Tamazula.

The Zoo Keepers describe the baby lemur, whose sex has yet to be determined, as rambunctious and extremely interested in taste testing new foods. Among the little pup's favorites firsts are grapes and bananas. Guests and Zoo members can easily spot our baby lemur in the Black-and-White Ruffed Lemur habitat, which is located in the Zoo's primate walkway.

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Knowlwood's, the Zoo's long-time food vendor is moving out. We are making final arrangements for our new tenant, Bean Sprouts. But in the meantime, we have arranged for Food Trucks to come on weekends to the Zoo between 11am and 3pm.

Beach Bus Bistro Hobo Pizza
Salt and Pepper Me So Hungry
Brewwings Frank's Frozen Treats
Cheddr Wheel Kelly's Baby Burgers
Made in Brooklyn Scooter Italian Ice
Sweet Lou California Grill Truck

During the week, a cafe cart is available with snacks and refreshments. More information coming soon!

Santa Ana Silver Langurs Move to Tennessee

As part of our species exchange programs, our silvered leaf langur family recently made the move to Tennessee to make their new home at Zoo Knoxville. Moving can be difficult for anyone, but especially when you are expecting.

Pregnant mother, Teagen, made the move just fine and gave birth to a bright orange baby boy on December 21, just one week after the family of silvered leaf langurs arrived in Knoxville on December 14 from our very own Santa Ana Zoo...

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Todd's Tidbits

October 31, 2017

When are the best time and day to see the animals? The best time would be at zoo opening or just before zoo closing. This is caused by of the animals being active with anticipation of being fed or eating their food. Also, keep in mind some of the animals do not like the heat. They do not care to be out in the heat just as we do. So, the animals that are effected will stay in the shade during the peak hours that are hot. The best day to come to the zoo would be on the weekday. The zoo is typically not as busy on weekdays compared to weekends. That being said, If I were coming to the zoo to see the ocelot or any other animal. I would come during any weekday when the zoo opens. Find a good place to sit near the cage to watch the animal.

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Kids learn about environmental conservation and preservation when they climb about this eco-minded carousel at the Santa Ana Zoo.

Rather than hand-carved horses, the Conservation Carousel features endangered species. Kids who ride will receive a collectible educational card with information about at-risk creatures.

Check out these photos of SAZOO Around the World.

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