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Photo of Ishta, one of CuriOdyssey's two golden eagles.

Aviaries are Open! CuriOdyssey’s Birds Receive a Clean Bill of Health

By Sierra Gonzalez | Wed May 31, 2023

Starting in June, CuriOdyssey visitors will once again be able to visit the birds in our raptor and walkthrough aviaries, previously closed since July 2022 due to concerns surrounding the global outbreak of avian influenza that emerged in late 2021.  ⚠️Unfortunately, CuriOdyssey visitors who care for, or work with, backyard chickens, turkeys, ducks, or geese…

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North American river otter Gunner swims in his enclosure. His replacement viewing window can be seen in the background.

Announcing Our Reopening on June 3

By CuriOdyssey | Tue May 30, 2023

Dear Friend, I am thrilled to announce our plan to reopen to the public on Saturday, June 3, approximately 11 weeks after the atmospheric rivers in March forced us to temporarily close our doors. All of our buildings, exhibits, and educational programs are fully restored, including access to our zoo, exhibit concourse, and summer camps!…

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With Reopening Around the Corner, CuriOdyssey Needs Your Help!

By Tonaka Kendrick | Thu May 25, 2023

We invite you to join fellow volunteers and CuriOdyssey community members for a campus clean-up day in anticipation of our reopening in early June. Storm Recovery Campus Clean-Up Day Wednesday, May 3110 AM-2 PM What to bring: Comfortable shoes Sun hat/sunscreen Garden gloves (if possible) Team spirit Registration is required. Please complete the form by…

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Meet CuriOdyssey’s Newest Educators

By Alexis Bullock | Tue May 2, 2023

CuriOdyssey is excited to welcome Lauren Bailey and Kelsey Bjur as our newest educators, and two of the directors for Camp CuriOdyssey this summer. Read on to learn more about Lauren and Kelsey: Lauren Bailey, Director of the Nature Quest Camp Lauren brings informal education experience from the Ocean Institute in Dana Point and the…

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Nikii Finch-Morales is interviewed by Tim Johns of ABC7 News Bay Area

ABC7 Highlights Animal Care During Closure

By CuriOdyssey | Wed April 19, 2023

On April 18, ABC7’s Tim Johns paid CuriOdyssey a visit to learn about how the power outage has impacted our animals (and the staff who care for them).

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Great Great Owl Faora sitting on her nest.

Public Reopening Estimated for Early June

By CuriOdyssey | Fri April 14, 2023

Based on new information from the San Mateo County Parks department, we now estimate reopening to the public in early June.

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Still image from the KPIX segment on lingering storm damage at CuriOdyssey.

KPIX Surveys CuriOdyssey’s Lingering Storm Damage

By CuriOdyssey | Fri April 7, 2023

KPIX’s Lezla Gooden surveys the lingering storm damage with Director of Wildlife Nikii Finch-Morales and Chief Programs Officer Jessa Barzelay.

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A thumbnail image of our storm recovery slideshow.

Campus Repairs Continue While Power Remains Out

By CuriOdyssey | Fri March 31, 2023

While power outages and repairs continue, CuriOdyssey remains closed to the public for at least two more weeks.

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Director of Wildlife Nikii Finch-Morales speaks to KTVU on Thursday, March 23

KTVU Features CuriOdyssey as Power Outages Persist

By CuriOdyssey | Sat March 25, 2023

Take a brief tour of Coyote Point and CuriOdyssey in the aftermath of recent storms, originally reported by Elissa Harrington on KTVU on Thursday, March 23.

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Storm Update from CuriOdyssey’s Executive Director

By CuriOdyssey | Thu March 23, 2023

Executive director Aragon Burlingham provides a behind-the-scenes look at the storm damage to CuriOdyssey.

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