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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.

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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