A prime attraction of the Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Zoo is a later addition to the Los Angeles. Besides safely housing the large variety of animals, the large zoo has accommodations and provides facilities for educational programs and public enrichment knowledge bases about the evolution or lifestyle of the animals.
The most famous attractions of the Los Angeles Zoo are its Campo Gorilla Reserve which specializes in the caring and exhibition of the western lowland gorillas within a comfortably large reserved space. The visitors are supposed to see the animals from behind two observation chambers of glass. It includes culture of palms, fern plants and pomegranates to provide natural fodder for the gorillas.
The next famous exhibit is of the wide variety of Asian elephants of mainly Thailand, India and China. The elephant enclosure includes a research and medical housing. The elephants are assorted in groups to help in the classification based on their continental or territorial coverage. The third largest exhibition is of the Botanical Gardens, which houses more than 800 species and varieties of plants worldwide. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Los Angeles itinerary 1 day.
- Please note that the Zoo starts putting animals in for the night at 4 p.m. Ticket sales cease one hour prior to closing time.
- Adults (ages 13 – up): USD 20
- Seniors (age 62 and up): USD 17
- Children (ages 2 to 12): USD 15
- Children (under 2): FREE
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18.7% of people who visit Los Angeles include Los Angeles Zoo in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
93.33% of people start their Los Angeles Zoo visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Los Angeles Zoo
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Los Angeles Zoo
Fun. Went during the week and no lines. It was great. I wish these animals had more room but at least they seem well maintained and fed. Lots of animal fun for the little kids.
Fun and you get to see the Animals, not like the San Diego zoo were they are so far away your lucky if you see an animal butt. Meir cats here are Amazing and so friendly. They all come out and say Hi
Great time! My 18 month old loved it! It's not as big as San Diego Zoo but its actually a good thing cause the animals are easier to see. There exhibits are on the small side so you will most likely get to see all of them. Not crowded when we went on a Friday. We will definitely go again!
I really loved this place, it brought the child out in me! We attended here with our nieces and nephews. Very big zoo, I absolutely loved the petting zoo. My top favorite are the Gorillas, Elephants and Chimps. We were able to get really close and interact with the animals. Amazing experience.
I'm normally a big proponent for the LA Zoo. I'm a zoo member and have had a membership for the last 6 years. This was my first visit in quite a while however. I still rate it highly but I think just a few areas weakened my experience. I enjoy photographing the animals and in a few ways this has gotten even harder. There sometimes appear to be fewer animals of a given breed on display. This reduces the chances of getting a good view of an animal breed/species at any given time. I also noticed late in the day that the jaguar didn't appear to be on display or was well hidden (could have been brought in for the day). I was never impressed with the visibility in that enclosure, but the one place I had good luck getting photos in the past is now useless because the vegetation growth now blocks the view. I suspect that the animal inventory was reduced because of ever changing zoo requirements that recommend more and more space per animal. Overall however, I still believe it's a wonderful place and a great experience for kids and anyone else that loves or takes an interest in animals. They also try to show case various plant life around the facility and often have placards with their names on them.