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Moms Get Free Admission to the San Francisco Zoo on Mother's Day!

Barbro and Ingrid giraffes San Francisco ZooThe San Francisco Zoo and Gardens celebrates Mother's Day, with free admission for all moms. All moms who come to the zoo with their children this Sunday, May 8, 2016, will receive one free admission.

Come visit some of the zoo's new animal moms, like Barbro the giraffe, pictured here with her daughter Ingrid, Evita the giant anteater, and Sukari the African lion. Ingrid the baby giraffe was born just last month!

Mother's day guests at the zoo will also enjoy Baby Loves Disco, a daytime disco dance party for kids, which takes place on the Elinor Friend Playground from 11 am to 3 pm. This fun interactive activity also includes arts and crafts, face painting, and more.

For more info on the zoo's Mother's Day celebration and other fun family programs, visit

The San Francisco Zoo is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm; the last admission is at 4 pm. Admission is $20 for adults 15 to 64, $17 for seniors 65 and over, $14 for children 4 to 14, and free for kids 3 and under. Parking in the zoo's lot costs $8 on weekdays and $10 on weekends and holidays. San Francisco residents, with proof of residency, and retired and active-duty military personnel pay reduced admission fees. The San Francisco Zoo is located on Sloat Boulevard at the Great Highway in San Francisco (94132).

Photo: Marianne Hale/San Francisco Zoo

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