Los Angeles Zoo

Located within the Griffith Park area, the Los Angeles Zoo is a large facility boasting 1,100 animals from around the world. The Zoo is currently adding naturalistic habitats for the animals, making the facility more attractive to both visitors and occupants. It is also a botanical garden, holding 800 plant species. Apart from the myriad natural life to be seen, there are animal shows, workshops and a petting zoo in store for visitors.

Address: Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Website: www.lazoo.org

Telephone: (323) 644-4200

Opening times: Open daily 10am-5pm. Closed December 25th.

Admission: $18 (adults); $13 (children ages 2-12)