The city of San Diego is blessed with fine weather and a number of historical and cultural attractions. Foremost among the city’s attractions is the San Diego Zoo. Many consider this zoo as the best zoo in the United States.
The San Diego Zoo is located in Balboa Park. It is a 100 acre zoological park with nearly 4,000 different animals from over 600 species.
This zoo is noted for displaying its animals in naturalistic habitats. There are several special habitat areas to visit at the zoo. The Ituri Forest exhibit features the forest animals of Africa including otters, okapis and hippos. (more…)