Rich Block has served as the CEO/Directoe of the Santa Barbara Zoo since 1998. Prior to his appointment, Block served as Vice President for Science & Program Development for Indianapolis Zoo and Director of Public Programs/Senior Fellow for World Wildlife Fund. Mr. Block currently sits on the California Association of Zoos & Aquariums (CAZA) Board as Vice President.

Rich Block, Dr. Muraoka, and Mr. Carter.
Audience members arriving to event.
CEO Rich Block begins presentation.
Rich Block shows photograph of lion cub.
Photograph of Cats of Africa exhibit during construction.
Guests on Elephant viewing deck get up close.
Guests on Elephant viewing deck get up close.
Santa Barbara Zoo Renovation Map from 2005.
Special shoe was developed for Lucky the penguin.
Audience Question and Answer
Audience Question and Answer