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

Los Angeles Zoo Vision Plan

August 15

Los Angeles Zoo Vision Plan

We Want to Hear from You About Our Vision Plan Alternative 1.5! The Zoo is hosting a virtual public meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. It’s your chance to learn more and submit comments on the proposed 20-year plan.

Yellow rumped warbler on tree branch

Members Only

Member Tours

Make the most of your visit with a member tour. 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!

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.