Explore Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

March 15, 2018
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Los Angeles Attractions

Los Angeles is one of the most-visited tourist destinations in the world because of its hand in filmmaking, gorgeous views, world-class cuisine, rich history and art culture, beautiful landscapes, a wide array of beaches and much more. There is always an adventure in Los Angeles and something for the entire family or group. During your stay, be sure to visit the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens.

Explore Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Open all year from 10am-5pm, and with affordable rates, the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens are a great destination for the entire group or family. Check into the Zoo to observe a large array of amphibians, birds, invertebrates, mammals, and reptiles, or explore the botanical gardens to learn about beautiful plant life from all over the world.

Observe amphibians ranging from small tree frogs to giant 5-foot long salamanders, dozens of exotic birds, invertebrates such as jellyfish, sponges, worms, bees and spiders, reptiles such as alligators, snakes, bearded dragons and tortoises, and a large array of mammals including bears, bongos, chimps, gazelles, foxes, jaguars and leopards, koalas, hippos, a variety of monkeys, okapi and ocelots, pigs, servals, friendly lemurs and more.

Daily demonstrations and shows are available for your viewing pleasure every morning at the Zoo. Be sure to check out the Good Morning Flamingos show and watch the graceful birds play and dance among themselves. Elephant Demonstrations explore the grace and awe of these large and extremely intelligent creatures. Also, learn about a variety of animals and how we can relate to them during Animals & You demonstration.

Educational programs at the zoo include camps, sleepovers, scout and community programs, kid and family friendly programs as well as a teachers center and scholarship programs. And seasonal events are hosted for educational purposes as well. This month, visit Sustainable Wine & Dinner – a five-course gourmet and environmentally friendly farm-to-table wine pairing dinner, or Wild for the Planet – an inspiring annual celebration with a spotlight on avain wonders to honor the Year of the Bird.

To connect fauna and flora, be sure to stop by the luscious Botanical Gardens and discover the importance of conservation and habitat preservation and how the plants are just as important as the animals for the earth and for their survival. Learn about a wide array of plants from all over the world and how they are also used to fill the landscape throughout the zoo. Some examples of specimens include the Chilean wine palm, bald cypress, cycads and a variety of cacti and succulents.

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