A Day at the San Diego Zoo


The San Diego Zoo is one of the most famous zoos in the world, in part for its remarkable conservation efforts. It's one of the world's largest zoos, providing shelter for over 4,000 animals of 800 different species.

If you can't make it to San Diego, this great post on Rue The Day has an impressive collection of images from the zoo, along with a fun animal fact for every photo. For example, did you know the tallest giraffe ever recorded was a male that stood almost 20 feet high and the tallest elephant stood 13 feet tall at the shoulders?