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U.S. Bank Wild Lights

Winter is WONDER-ful at Wild Lights! Our dazzling holiday event features brand-new displays and themed areas.


'Tis the season ...

at the Saint Louis Zoo!

  • Gift wrap the Zoo

    Your gift membership includes a free 2023 holiday collectible ornament (while supplies last).

    Holiday Gift Membership
  • Make their season BEAR-y and bright

    Adopt a polar bear from the Saint Louis Zoo.

  • Holiday Gift Guide

    You'll find holiday gifts for everyone on your list at the Saint Louis Zoo. And, proceeds from all sales benefit the animals and programs you love at the Zoo.

    Shop the Zoo

Things to Do at the Zoo

Dedicated to Research and Conservation

Our animal care experts, scientists, researchers and partners are dedicated to conserving animals here and around the world.
We make a difference for animals, save species, and find ways for people and animals around the world to thrive together.
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We work locally and globally to protect animals and the land, air and water they depend upon. Together with collaborators, we’re saving animals from extinction and helping build resilient, thriving communities.

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We advocate for animals and their habitats by engaging with communities and enabling people to care for the natural world, protect wildlife and support community well-being.

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Our scientists are solving conservation challenges through rigorous research in labs, at the Zoo and in nature.

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Love to Learn? We Love to Teach!

Education Programs

Camp, night hikes and more


Virtual Learning

Virtual programs, resources and more


Learn About the Animals

Explore all the animals at the Zoo by their classification
or where you can find them when you visit

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St. Louis Children's Hospital First Aid Station

Thank you to St. Louis Children's Hospital for sponsoring our First Aid Station, which also offers a family restroom and lactation room. The First Aid Station is located next to the Conservation Carousel in The Wild.

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