Palo Alto’s kiddie zoo just reopened! Here are 8 animals that zookeepers think you shouldn’t miss on your first visit back.

After two years and $33 million, the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo is twice the size, with 50 species and a two-story treehouse. (Photo courtesy Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo) When the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo outgrew its clunky 1940s architecture (including concrete bathtub-shaped exhibits), the beloved family staple closed to undergo a two-year makeover. Now it’s back at nearly double the size with a Loose-in-the-Zoo theme that ...

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Meet the evacuated animals of the CZU wildfire

Aided by donations and community hustle, the Cow Palace rallied on short notice to house over 200 local animals displaced by the nearby fires. 6–5–0 LLocal: One of the four llamas currently being housed at the Cow Palace in Daly City, which has served as a local evacuation center for large animals and livestock who have been endangered by the CZU Lightning Complex wildfires in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties. ...

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