San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo is located in Balboa Park, San Diego, California. San Diego Zoo is one of the largest zoos in the world. It has over 4000 different animals and 800 different species.

San Diego Zoo lies on 100 acres of parkland, that is being leased from the City of San Diego. All the animals, equipment and other assets are owned by the City of San Diego.

The visitors have the great opportunity to see the whole zoo wit the help of the bus, that covers 75 {44a078424742dc1a02d81196d7ed9a3febd6a9fd43ddaad8ab5be90c9033c579} of the park.

There are different exhibits in the zoo that are designed around particular habitat. The same habitat has different animals that can be also found in real nature. Different exhibits are for example African rain forest, where the gorillas can be found and Arctic tundra in the summertime of course, that is full of polar bears. Also some of the largest aviaries can be found in San Diego Zoo.

The San Diego Zoo also operates the San Diego Wild Animal Park, where the animals have more freedom than in the zoo. Some of the animals are frequently exchanged from these two places.

The sunny, warm sea climate suits many plants and animals. Beside rare animal species also the very rare plants could be found in its arboretum. In the plant section of the San Diego Zoo a lot of food is collected for the animals, for example bamboo for the pandas and eucalyptus trees that are food for the koalas.

The San Diego Zoo offers also the membership and has over 250 000 members. Membership allows them to reenter the San Diego Zoo all year long and also get the subscription to the San Diego Zoo magazine ZooNooz. The Zoo covers the costs with the tickets also it uses part of the income for science and conservation.

San Diego Zoo is also extremely active in conservation and preservation of the species. Its center for Reproduction of endangered Species raises and releases pandas, tigers, Rhinos, condors into the real nature habitat.

The San Diego Zoo also produces the TV Program hosted by Joan Embery. She is a frequent guest in The Tonight Show on CBS.

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