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Top 5 Reasons to Visit San Diego Zoo

It’s nonprofit. Every dollar you spend goes toward animals. San Diego Zoo Global has been instrumental in supporting large conservation efforts in over 35 countries.


Edutainment: San Diego Zoo has done an excellent job of integrating animal and environmental education throughout its website, exhibit displays, on-site docents, and other programming.


It’s a Botanical Garden. San Diego Zoo has a collection of over 750,000 plants, many of which are rare or endangered.


It has a convenient location. San Diego Zoo is located in Balboa Park, about 10 minutes from the Gaslamp Quarter and San Diego Airport. It’s easy to get to no matter what part of town you’re staying in.


Of course, the animals!


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