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

People in 80s gear having a great time at Roaring Nights

June 16

Roaring ’80s Night at the L.A. Zoo (Ages 21+)

Our wildly popular Roaring Nights series returns in 2023 for one night only with a totally tubular ’80s theme.

Zoo Friday Nights 2023

July 7 – August 18

Zoo Friday Nights 2023

Don’t miss this limited-time opportunity to see what your favorite animals get up to during twilight hours.

Sustainable Wine + Dinner Series (Ages 21+)

June 15

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.