Welcome to America’s Teaching Zoo!


Our Mission

To inspire conservation action by providing engaging connections with wildlife and those who care for them 


Join us on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM

2 Weekends of Family Fun!!

Join us for a bit of hocus pocus, a dash of critters & cauldrons, & a whole lot of family fun! 

Interactive Trick Or Treat Stations  ◊    Kids Crafts    ◊    Food Trucks 

Wildlife Presentations  ◊   Scavenger Hunt    ◊    Animal Meet & Greets

October 29th & 30th

America's Teaching Zoo is the living classroom for the students studying in  The Exotic Animal Training and Management Program, a major at Moorpark College.

Students put what they learn on paper into practice with all the creatures that serve as teachers at America's Teaching Zoo.


Find out more about hosting your next party or field trip with the zoo! Learn More »

Zoo Special Events

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The Zoo and You! See what our Animal Friends Need. Learn More »