Animal art auction paintings raise $13,000

Posted at 7:53 AM, Sep 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-25 07:53:42-04

The Oakland Zoo raised $13,000 for their conservation partners by auctioning off paintings from animal "artists."

Oakland Zoo Animal Art

Here are just a few of the 32 paintings:

1. Bernie, a 23 year-old male chimpanzee had the most expensive painting, which sold for $645.

Oakland Zoo Animal Art

2. Squirrel monkeys, Pythagoras and Peru, had the most offers on their painting with 43 bids.

Oakland Zoo Animal Art

3. Maggie, a Nigerian dwarf goat poses with her painting.

Oakland Zoo Animal Art

4. Donna, an African elephant completes her painting with the help of her keeper.

Oaland Zoo Animal Art