Zoom Backgrounds

Zoom meetings can be boring. Why not make yours a little WILD with a unique animal background from the Santa Barbara Zoo? Download your favorite below.
If you’ve never used virtual backgrounds in Zoom, learn how here.

Endless Twiga

Twiga the Masai giraffe was born March 27, 2020. Learn more about the Zoo’s giraffes.

Twiga Portrait

Twiga peeking over your shoulder will make your presentation better. Learn more about the Zoo’s giraffes.

Humboldt Penguin

A penguin will add a formal touch to any meeting! Learn more about the Zoo’s penguins.

Chilean Flamingo

These beautiful birds will surely give a much-needed pop of color to your life! Learn more about the Zoo’s flock.

Western Chuckwalla

Not going anywhere…these chuckwallas can live as long as 25 years or more.

Scarlet Macaws

Too many Zoom meetings can make you want to scream, which is a natural call for macaws.

Slender-tailed Meerkat

Moms rule (literally)! Meerkats live in complex matriarchal societies. Learn more about the Zoo’s meerkats.

Asian Small-clawed Otter

These aquatic mammals have two speeds: play or cuddle. Learn more about the Zoo’s otters.

California Chorus Frog

Green is a happy color. Add a frog to your meeting! Learn more about local frogs and toads.

Lewis & Clark

These brothers were found orphaned on San Clemente Island. Learn more about the Zoo’s island foxes.

Island Fox

Five-pound apex predators can be pretty cute! Learn more about the Zoo’s island foxes.

Monarch Butterfly

These beautiful butterflies have inspiring migratory journeys. Learn more about monarchs.