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

Special Experiences
Special Experiences

From our “Boo at the L.A. Zoo” daytime Halloween celebration to “Sustainable Wine+Dinner” intimate evening events to thrilling travel adventures abroad, we offer a range of fun, memorable ways to connect with the Zoo’s mission.

Conservation Strategic Plan Keynote
Conservation Strategic Plan Keynote

The L.A. Zoo is headed in a bold new direction in conservation, and we want you to join us.

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.