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Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Los Angeles
(2.7/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
At 54 hectare (133 acre), Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens houses more than 1,100 animals representing over 250 species and 7,400 plants categorized in 15 collections. In different exhibits that replicate the animals' natural habitat, you'll encounter mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles, including 29 endangered species. Roam around a tropical rainforest featuring rivers, sculptures, and educational graphics, and see elephants play, rest, or roll around in sandy hills and bathing pools. Get a glimpse of gorillas, wild cats, and koalas on eucalyptus trees as you stroll past saltwater pools and rocky coves teeming with life. You'll have the chance to visit caves and desert trails. Check out the World of Birds show. Add Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens to your Los Angeles travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.
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  • Having planned to spend a day at Universal Studios and failing to get a ticket it was suggested we didn't waste the drive and go to the zoo. My cousin, who is local, hadn't been there since he was a k...  more »
  • I had the pleasure of visiting this zoo with my husband. Got to the zoo just before the opening time where a line had already formed to get into the zoo. Ticket prices are good for a zoo and significa...  more »
  • The Zoo surprised us....it was the 60th anniversary we were told by guests and did it ever show its age. Much of the path was between concrete walls. Places to spend more money were plentiful along ea...  more »