On a recent Saturday at the San Francisco Zoo, families ambled through the art deco entryway of the Pachyderm Building. But they were not heading in to see the zoo’s rhinos or hippos. In fact, there were no animals at all behind the red doors. Read More
San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo stood in front of the langur exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo on Thursday watching the monkeys jump around.
“Surely energetic, like myself,” Romo said. “That is how I am in the dugout.”
Romo was at the zoo for a surprise meeting with the staff and to meet the baby langur that was born in October during the Giants’ playoff series against the Cincinnati Reds. It was named Romo after an online vote. Read More
The blind sea lion who made headlines last year when he was shot in the face may soon be entertaining the masses from a pool at the San Francisco Zoo with another sightless sidekick. Silent Knight, who was found on a Sausalito beach Dec. 8 with a gunshot wound to the head, could be coupled with Henry, a pinniped with an eye disease who nearly died from starvation off the shores of Crescent City about nine months ago. Read More