Welcome to the Naturehood!
Philadelphia Zoo’s 42-acre campus is filled with a variety of animal exhibits, each designed to provide you and your family with an up close and personal experience. Get within inches of a lion, face to face with a gorilla, and nose to nose with giant river otters!
*Please note, Big Cat Falls and Water is Life are now open to a limited capacity. Please note, lines for indoor buildings will close at 3:00 p.m.
From the trees to the ponds, you’ll find several species including some of our largest and most popular animals.
From our playful sloth bears to South America's largest bear, the Andean bear, encounter some of the world's most magnificent bears.
Big Cat Falls
Lions and tigers, oh my. Here you’ll find our family of large and endangered cats from around the world.
These are not your average birds—in this exhibit you’ll find swans, flamingos, and more.
This award-winning exhibit is designed specifically for our young learners and wildlife lovers. Explore more animals and interactive exhibits here.
McNeil Avian Center
Get up-close in this immersive and lush exhibit and discover 100+ exotic birds, many of them rare and endangered.
Here you’ll find some of Australia’s giants, including a kangaroo and emu, in addition to an outdoor seating area and selfie station.
PECO Primate Reserve
Look into the eyes of one of our endangered primate species at this exhibit and learn about the work conservationists are doing to save them.
Say hello to our colony of Humboldt penguins on land, or at an underwater viewing area as they show off their excellent swimming skills.
Reptile and Amphibian House
From poison dart frogs to Galapagos tortoises—take a look at our wide variety of reptilian and amphibian friends.
Small Mammal House
From pygmy marmosets to sloths, you’ll find even our smallest and slowest mammals here.
Animals at the Zoo are on the move like never before with Zoo360, a campus-wide network of see-through mesh trails affords more opportunities for animals to roam around and above you. Just another example of our commitment to excellence in animal care and to inspiring guests to conservation action.About Zoo 360
Become a Member
- With free admission and parking, visit more than once and it pays for itself
- Includes access to exclusive members-only events and discounts
- Supports saving endangered wildlife around the globe