Whether you are looking for an animal to meet up-close, or prefer those safely housed behind glass, you'll find it at Discovery Corner.  Follow a butterfly's wandering flight.

The Living World

Welcome Desk, Human Resources, Education, Group Ticket Desk, Rentals, Cafe Kudu and Zoo Preschool.


Invertebrates, butterfly wing and educational exhibits.


Emerson Dinoroarus, a dynamic temporary exhibit at the Saint Louis Zoo. (Seasonal)

Train Station

The Zooline Railroad has a station located across from The Living World.

Food & Shopping

Savor gourmet sandwiches and salads at Cafe Kudu in The Living World. Indoor and terrace seating available. For distinctive, quality merchandise with an animal theme, visit the Treetop Shop in The Living World.