As a welcome point to the Zoo, The Living World at the Zoo's North Entrance is your all-in-one information center. Stop by the Welcome Desk to pick up membership benefits or purchase a Safari Pass and save on the Zoo's most popular attractions. You'll also conveniently find our Guest Services located here for rentals and special services. Treetop Shop, Education, Group Sales and Zoo Friends offices are also located in The Living World. The Painted Giraffe restaurant is currently undergoing renovations.


"Great Escapes: Life in 3D"
Show times: 10 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. daily
Anheuser-Busch Theater
$1.50/Zoo Friends Members
$3/General Public

Life is full of stories, from small moments to big feats. Great Escapes: Life takes a never-before-seen look at the ingenious tactics animals have developed to survive and thrive in a danger-filled world. From the award-winning makers of Planet Earth, Great Escapes captures unprecedented, jaw-dropping sequences that brings you right into the middle of the action. Run along with the Sengi, free fall with a Pebble toad and outrun African wild dogs. This 12-minute experience is packed with excitement, revelation and entertainment.

See Daily Schedules for a list of show times and other activities throughout the Zoo.

Wild Wonder Outpost Discovery Room

Young children and their care-givers can investigate, explore and play while learning about the natural world. Located in the Education Gallery on lower level of The Living World. See details about tickets and session times.