Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Home to more than 2,200 mammals, birds, amphibians, and reptiles representing more than 270 different species, many of which are endangered.

Popular exhibits include Rainforest of the Americas, Elephants of Asia, Chimpanzees of Mahale Mountains, and The Lair of amphibians and reptiles. See many unique animals like the Tomistoma (a Southeast Asian crocodilian with a long narrow snout), Bornean Orangutan, Harpy Eagle, and the highly venomous Gaboon Viper.

The zoo offers special experiences throughout the year, camps, classes, and guided tours for members.

Los Angeles Public Library cardholders can go to the Discover & Go website to reserve a pass good for free L.A. Zoo admission for up to four people. Restrictions apply.

KG Tip: Visit October 1-31, 2023, for Boo at the L.A. Zoo with special activities and entertainment.



Los Angeles Zoo
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 644-4200