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Discover a World of Wild

The Saint Louis Zoo is dedicated to saving species and bringing people and wildlife together. Home to over 16,000 animals, many of which are endangered, entry is free every day for everyone, an important part of our commitment to people and animals – always.

For Your Valentine

This gift is sure to get a "seal" of approval this Valentine's Day!


  • Adopt a Harbor Seal

    The special Valentine's Day Adoption package includes a harbor seal plush toy.

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Gorilla News

Two cities known for their friendly rivalries have come together to help save a critically endangered species. Two male western lowland gorillas recently swapped hometowns in the name of conservation and survival of this critically endangered species.


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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Action

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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Advocacy

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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Research

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!

Fall 2022 - Spring 2023 Programs

Camp, night hikes and more

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Virtual Learning

Virtual programs, resources and more

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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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