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The San Diego Zoo is a zoo in San Diego, California, housing over 12,000 animals of more than 680 species and subspecies on 100 acres of Balboa Park. The zoo is the most visited in the United States. Travelers have cited it as one of the best zoos in …
The San Diego Zoo is a zoo in San Diego, California, housing over 12,000 animals of more than 680 species and subspecies on 100 acres of Balboa Park. The zoo is the most visited in the United States. Travelers have cited it as one of the best zoos in the world. The zoo was a pioneer in the concept of open-air, cage-less exhibits that recreate natural animal habitats. The zoo sits on land leased from the City of San Diego.
  • Location: Balboa Park, San Diego, California, U.S.
  • Date opened: 1916 (Precursor Panama–California Exposition in previous year)
  • Land area: 99 acres (40 ha)
  • No. of animals: 3,700+
  • No. of species: 650+ (incl. subspecies)
  • Annual visitors: 4 million (2018)
Data from: en.wikipedia.org