A favorite of the Los Angeles community for almost 50 years and located on 133 acres, The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is home to more than 1,100 mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles representing more than 250 different species of which 29 are endangered. In addition, the Zoo’s botanical collection comprises several planted gardens and over 800 different plant species with over 7,400 individual plants. The Zoo receives over 1.5 million visitors per year and is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles.
“The LA Zoo & Botanical Gardens has been a fixture in Los Angeles for years and is an important part of educating our community on conservation,” said Darnel Tyler of NBCUniversal. “We are happy to help support such a valuable resource in our area.”
The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is committed to saving species worldwide and has been involved in over 30 conservation projects. With financial and situational support from the Zoo, organizations around the globe are working to save animals in the wild from extinction.
To learn more about conservation and experience all the Zoo has to offer you can visit daily (except 12/25) from 10a – 5p or view their website at www.lazoo.org.