01/28/2014 - Micke Grove Zoo welcomes baby bobcat (Good Day Sacramento)
01/17/2014 - Lodi Zoo Debuts New Bobcat (The Stockton Record)
Micke Grove Zoo mourns passing of two monkeys & graceful bird. For further details, please see the attached article from the Stockton Record (click here to read more)assets/pdf/20150818081421986.pdf
Public Naming Contest for New Bobcat at
Micke Grove Zoo
The Micke Grove Zoo is inviting the public to participate in a naming contest for the Zoo’s newest addition, a young and exuberant male bobcat. The contest opens January 28 and closes March 31, 2014. The contest is hosted on the zoo’s website, www.mgzoo.com, although entries will be accepted in the zoo gift shop on the weekends during regular zoo hours. No fee or purchase is required to enter a name idea, although participants...(click here to read more)
Micke Grove Zoo Education Providing Free
Zoo Mobile Programs
The Micke Grove Zoo Education Department is excited to announce that it is now accepting scholarship applications from kindergarten through 5th grade teachers at San Joaquin County Title I schools interested in having a free Zoo Mobile program provided to their students to support their science curriculum. The program, formerly titled the “Zoo to You Outreach Program”, is the Education Department’s initiative to connect students attending under-resourced schools with nature as...(click to read more)
Bobcat settling in at Micke Grove Zoo
LODI - Micke Grove Zoo's new bobcat was ready for his close-up Friday.
The cat had been in quarantine since it arrived last month, but now it is out and on display for zoogoers. Zoo officials marked the occasion by inviting media out to take a look at the new exhibit.
The young male bobcat comes from the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center in Scottsdale, Ariz. It was rescued as a kitten and became too accustomed to humans to be released into the wild...(click to read more)
01/18/2014 LODI ZOO'S NEW BOBCAT....(to browse photographs, click on the link)
Micke Grove Zoo’s feisty new bobcat is
right at home in his exhibit
He’s 1-year-old, slightly bigger than a house cat and has been on display for only a week. But the newest member of Micke Grove Zoo prances, purrs and plays as if he’s right at home.
On display between the golden tamarin monkey and bald eagle exhibits, the zoo’s small and feisty bobcat, who weighs a slight 22 pounds and has yet to...(click to read more)
01/08/2014 Kids shift gears for
LODI - Kristy Benner asked the small group of children encircling a picnic table Thursday at Micke Grove Zoo to think about what an animal might need to do to survive the...(click to read more)
01/08/14 2013 A Golden Year for
Golden-Lion Tamarins Housed at Micke Grove Zoo
A golden-lion tamarin was born on November 24 at the Micke Grove Zoo and was the second infant to survive its first few critical weeks following birth in 2013. The small tamarin is housed with its mother, “Rio”, father “Jesse”, and three sisters. Two of the sisters are twins born nearly two years ago and the third sister was born on...(click to read more)