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Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

5333 Zoo Dr
Los Angeles , CA , 90027
Phone: 323-644-4200
34° 8' 56.5476" N, 118° 17' 2.5728" W
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The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens opened on November 28, 1966. The Zoo is home to more than 1,400 mammals, birds, amphibians, and reptiles representing more than 270 different species, of which more than 58 are endangered. In addition, the Zoo's botanical collection comprises several planted gardens and over 800 different plant species with approximately 7,000 individual plants. The Zoo receives nearly 1.8 million visitors per year and is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles. The daily management of the Zoo is overseen by Interim Zoo Director Denise M. Verret. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
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5333 Zoo Dr
Los Angeles, CA, 90027
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