Animal Care Centers and Exotic Rescue

Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles
Outreach and educational programs. Open daily. Free, donations encouraged.
(310) 548-5677
3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro


Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Outreach and educational programs. Open daily, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free, donations encouraged.
(949) 494-3050
20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach


Star Eco Station
Rescue facility offers hands-on ecology lessons and encounters with tropical birds, exotic reptiles, wildcats and ocean life. Annual events and school-break camps are also offered. Weekends, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., tours begin every hour (last tour at 3 p.m.). Visit their website for closures before going. Adults, $8; kids, $6.
(310) 842-8060
10101 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City