San Diego Zoo

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San Diego Zoo
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Botanical garden

The San Diego Zoo is also a botanical garden, with thousands of plant species, including rare orchids.

Wild Animal Park

It also operates the safari-like Wild Animal Park, about an hour's drive north. Open-top vehicles take you through a fenced-in expanse populated with giraffes and other animals.


The zoo has a hill/canyon/mesa landscape, a change of pace from the usual flat zoo topography.

Organization's mission

It includes nurturing endangered species and making the zoo-visiting experience both enlightening and pleasurable.

Visitor count

The San Diego Zoo is quite popular. This year several million visitors will pass through its gates.

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