$9.50 - Children (under 2 years old FREE)
$13.50 - Adults
$8.50 - Students (13-17) & Seniors (62+)
Park entrance fee - $6/car

Tues – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Closed Mondays
Open Labor Day, Sept. 2

National Zoo Keeper Week


National Zoo Keeper Week

Happy National Zoo Keeper Week 2019! Presented by the AAZK, and celebrated by animal care and zoo facilities everywhere, we bring you the 2019 Keeper appreciation blog of CuriOdyssey’s Keepers! #NationalZooKeeperWeek2019 Please join us in acknowledging the wonderful, hard-working, caring individuals that make up the Wildlife Department at CuriOdyssey. Below are some of their stories:…

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Four Types of Owls at CuriOdyssey

Burrowing Owl

Based in San Mateo, visit us and get up close to four different kinds of owls at CuriOdyssey! These owls are on exhibit daily (unless feeling under the weather). Who might you see? The Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus | This owl will inhabit almost any type of environment from dense forests, plains, and deserts to city…

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Make TWICE the difference!

Accept the challenge and make TWICE the difference! Until December 31, anonymous donors have generously offered to match all gifts made to CuriOdyssey’s Annual Fund by December 31, 2018! Your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $100,000. Donate $50 or more and you will be invited to the special Donor Thank-You Reception at IlluminOdyssey:…

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CuriOdyssey Keeper Apprentice Blog 2018

The Organized Ramblings of a Wildlife Keeper Apprentice by Carissa SullivanLee, 2018 CuriOdyssey Keeper Apprentice ♦♦♦♦♦♦ As I sit here gathering my many thoughts, I find myself stumbling over all of the incredible experiences, moments, and memories racing through my wandering mind. I’ll let you in on a little secret—this isn’t the first time I’ve attempted to…

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Learning About Science and Wildlife from Wildlife

At CuriOdyssey, we give kids the tools to think like scientists and let them loose to ask “what if,” observe what is, and let the natural world answer their questions. Support from donors like you helps us offer educational programming and care for the animals who help us teach over 175,000 children and parents about…

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CuriOdyssey Gala Lights Up Hillsborough

Thank you to the many supporters who came together to make the ninth annual CuriOdyssey Gala an incredible success! More than 320 guests gathered at the elegant home of Danielle and Gil Simon for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a gourmet dinner, and a lively silent disco. The event included our most successful and exciting live…

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What is Falconry?

Falconry: The Ancient Technique of Hunting Wild Animals by using Trained Birds of Prey. How old is Falconry? What are some modern examples? Visual tool: check out this timeline from PBS! The earliest evidence of falconry in recorded history is 2205 BC China. Records refer to falcons as royal gifts in the Heian dynasty in…

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2017 Conservation and Research Report

In honor of California Wildlife Day 2018 on March 20th, we celebrate this important occasion with a report on CuriOdyssey’s conservation program’s success. You can view the entire 2017 report here. Our program focuses on conservation issues that impact San Mateo County and the native California animals that reside at CuriOdyssey. We accomplish this through participating…

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Domestic Ferrets

Ferrets aren’t allowed in California as pets. Read on to learn why, and how to increase your chances of meeting one in person! What is a ferret, and why can’t I own one in California? Ferrets are a type of mustelid, a carnivorous mammal with an elongated body, short limbs, and small snout! The California…

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Guinea Pigs

Their teeth are always growing, and they’re a relative of the capybara…. this blog is all about Guinea pigs, and why they make great Animal Ambassadors! Highlight: meet a Guinea pig at our March 2, 2018 First Friday Family Night from 5-8pm. What is a Guinea pig? The Guinea pig, Cavia porcellus (a.k.a. ‘cavies’), is actually a small rodent…

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