Western Lowland Gorilla

Gorillas are the largest, most powerful of the great apes, a primate group that also includes chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans.

Programs & Events

Elephant Male Billy Walking

February 25

Walk for the Wild Presented by SKECHERS

Introducing the L.A. Zoo’s first-ever in-person fundraising walk in support of the Zoo’s vital mission to save wildlife and wild places.

Yellow rumped warbler on tree branch

Members Only

Member Tours

These specially designed small group docent led tours offer you a unique look at the Zoo. Some of the tours even begin before the Zoo opens! These experiences are fantastic for animal enthusiasts, children and adults.

Sustainable Wine + Dinner Series (Ages 21+)

May 18

Sustainable Wine + Dinner Series (Ages 21+)

Unforgettable evenings featuring gourmet farm-to-table menus, expert wine pairings, and fascinating takes on conservation and sustainability.

Our Mission:
Saving Wildlife

From the daily care of animals to educating and inspiring communities to leading species-saving efforts in far-off lands, everything we do has a single unifying goal: to help create a better future for wildlife.