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San Diego Zoo

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San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo sign and logo
Entrance to the zoo with an elephant sculpture
Date opened1915
LocationBalboa Park, San Diego, California, USA
Land area100 acres (0.4 km²)
Coordinates32°44′8.508″N 117°9′5.6628″W / 32.73569667°N 117.151573000°W / 32.73569667; -117.151573000
No. of animals4000
No. of species950
Major exhibitsAbsolutely Apes, Monkey Trails, Ituri Forest, Polar Bear Plunge, Giant Panda Research Station, Cat Canyon, Children's Zoo, Reptile Mesa

The San Diego Zoo is a zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California. It is one of the largest zoos in the world with over 4,000 animals of more than 800 species. [1] It is one of the few places in Southern California to feature an arctic landscape.[2]

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