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Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

5333 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, California 90027 USA

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“Nurturing wildlife!”

The Los Angeles Zoo, founded in 1966, is a 113 acre zoo located in Los Angeles, California. The City of Los Angeles owns the entire zoo, its land and facilities, and the animals. Animal care, grounds maintenance, construction, education, public information, and administrative staff are city employees. The Zoo is home to more than 1,100 mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles representing more than 250 different species of which 29 are endangered. In addition, the Zoo’s botanical collection comprises several planted gardens and over 800 different plant species with over 7,400 individual plants. The Zoo receives over 1.5 million visitors per year and is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles. 

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Josh M.

I've been going here for the last 30+ years. I feel like it continues to get better and better. It's been nice sharing the experience with my son, and this last time we went really took the... Read more

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Berta B.

I had not been to the L.A Zoo in years! Today was a holiday so it probably wasn't the best time to go, because it was packed. Nevertheless we had a nice time. We saw a couple of animals that the... Read more

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Willy R.

When I am not sweating - 5 stars. When I am sweating - 2 stars. There's a lot of walking to be sweating. Sure - we don't like the idea of captivity- but we think they do a good job and we do like... Read more

Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

5333 Zoo Dr
Los Angeles, California
90027 USA
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