National Zoological Park (United States)

The National Zoological Park, commonly known as the National Zoo, is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. It is part of the Smithsonian Institution and does... Wikipedia

  • Date opened:  May 6, 1889
  • Location:  3001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C, U.S.
  • Land area:  Zoo: 163 acres, SCBI: 3,200 acres
  • Number of animals:  Zoo: 2,000, SCBI: 30–40 endangered species
  • Number of species:  400
  • Annual visitors:  1.8 million (2019)
  • Memberships:  AZA
  • Major exhibits:  Amazonia, Asia Trail, Giant Panda Habitat, Great Ape House, Think Tank
  • Public transit access:  Washington Metro, Add→ at Cleveland Park or Woodley Park
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo