8 of the Best Zoos in USA!

US has amazing zoos with global animal collections for wildlife conservation. Here's a shortlist of the top 8 best zoos that can't be missed.

Best Zoos in USA

Bronx Zoo is among NY's best zoos with over 6,000 animals from 700 species, spread across 265 acres. It's known for promoting animal welfare & conservation. 

Bronx Zoo 

Philadelphia Zoo, one of the oldest zoos in the US, houses nearly 1,300 animals including endangered species such as Amur tigers and giant otters. 

Philadelphia Zoo 

Oakland Zoo, one of the best zoos in the US, showcases Californian species in its California Trail exhibit, and houses over 700 animals on 100 acres. 

Oakland Zoo 

Denver Zoo, the first US zoo to introduce naturalistic habitats, houses over 3,500 animals from 400+ species and runs conservation programs globally.

Denver Zoo

Alaska Zoo in Anchorage showcases over 100 animals, including native species like polar bears & Canadian lynxes, and non-native creatures. 

Alaska Zoo

Memphis Zoo, a Tennessee landmark for over 100 years, covers 76 acres with 19 exhibits showcasing over 3,500 animals from 500+ species globally. 

Memphis Zoo 

San Diego Zoo is a top-rated attraction with over 3,500 animals from 650 species, showcased in eight exhibits, including the popular Australian Outback. 

San Diego Zoo 

The Smithsonian National Zoo in D.C. is a free-to-enter and one of the oldest zoos in the U.S. It has around 2,700 animals of over 390 species. 

Smithsonian National Zoo 

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