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The world's oldest scientific zoo
Within 36 acres of Regent's Park, the world famous London Zoo is home to roughly 800 species of wildlife. The diverse collection includes invertebrata (ie. sponges and coral), fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, and is suitable for all ages and interest levels from casual observer to wildlife enthusiast. Some of the world's most endangered, interesting and dangerous animals can be found at the zoo. See and learn about these amazing animals including Annam leaf turtles and gorillas. When you buy tickets to London Zoo you will be contributing toward the conservation of the world's most vulnerable species and their habitats.
Buy your official online tickets now to visit London Zoo where you can observe regular feeding times for many different animals, attend talks throughout the day and get involved in lots of interactive experiences. When it comes to your own feeding time, there's the Aquarium Kiosk and Animal Adventure Cafe where you can purchase drinks and snacks and for larger meals there's The Terrace Restaurant.
London Zoo useful information
Opening hours: 10am to 4-6pm, depending on time of year (the zoo is open later in the summer). Last entry is one hour before closing time and some animal exhibits may end up to 30 minutes before closing. The zoo is closed on Christmas Day.
Age limits: None. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Maps: Park map - Directions
Facilities: baby changing, cafe/snack bars, disabled access/parking, guide dogs permitted, manual wheelchairs available with no hire charge (refundable deposit needed) - London Zoo recommend booking a wheelchair in advance, toilets (including disabled), restaurant, zoo shop.
Telephone: 0344 225 1826
Postal address: ZSL London Zoo, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
Wiki page: London Zoo Wikipedia
London Zoo facts and trivia
Sometimes called Regent's Zoo, London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo. First opened in 1828, London Zoo didn't open to the public until 1847 as it was initially intended to be a place for scientific study only. At the time, the zoo provided access to the now extinct Quagga and Thylacine.
London Zoo's first aquarium was the world's first public aquarium which opened in 1953.
The zoo has been featured and mentioned in many films and television programs including An American Werewolf in London (David, the movie's main character, wakes up in the wolves' enclosure).
There are two grade 1 and eight grade 2 listed structures within London Zoo.