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


We will be closing at 3:00pm on Saturday, December 10th.

This Year we are Glowing EVERYWHERE! 

November 23rd, 25th & 26th 

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December 2nd - 4th 
December 11th
December 16th - 23rd 
December 26th - 30th

6pm - 8:30pm

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

Wild Lights is back!! This time with a little bit of Jungle! Learn More >>

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