Explore the Zoo

When you visit the Saint Louis Zoo, you’ll have no shortage of things to see and do. The Zoo has 90 acres of animal exhibits, attractions, shopping and dining for you and your family to enjoy. You can also find Zoo activities and programs for people of all ages and abilities. Check out our Zoo zones below, which highlight unique habitats and animals you can see.

Zoo Zones

Enter this immersion exhibit to see bush dogs, black rhinos, capybaras, anteaters, Asian elephants, hippos, red river hogs, carmine bee-eaters, cheetahs, hyenas, painted dogs, Andean bears, sun bears and more!

Walk on The Wild side to see takins, babirusas, penguins & puffins, flamingos (seasonal), a polar bear, prairie dogs, red pandas, orangutans, chimpanzees, gorillas and more!

Home of the Emerson Children's Zoo, Monsanto Insectarium, and The Living World, discover butterflies, goats, meerkats, alpacas, fennec foxes, guinea pigs, tree kangaroos and more insects than you can count!

Take a stroll through the Bird House and Bird Garden, Primate House, Herpetarium, Chain of Lakes and Peabody Hall to glimpse birds of all varieties, monkeys and lemurs, amphibians and reptiles, otters, swans and a wildlife art gallery.

Hoof it up to Red Rocks to be greeted by lions, tigers, jaguars, leopards, and pumas in Big Cat Country; zebras, giraffes, bantengs, babirusas, gazelles, red kangaroos, warty pigs, takins, okapis, Somali wild asses and other hoofed beasts in the Antelope Area.

Hang out poolside at Sea Lion Sound and Stingrays at Caribbean Cove (seasonal) with plenty of refreshments and souvenirs nearby.

Zoo Map

Saint Louis Zoo Map

Download the current Saint Louis Zoo Map