San Diego Zoo

Case, Joy
January 2011
Our States: Geographic Treasures;2011, p1
This article focuses on the San Diego Zoo, situated in Balboa Park in San Diego, California and is home to more than 4,000 animals, representing more than 800 species, most of which are either endangered or rare. The San Diego Zoo has grown considerably since it was first established in 1916 by Dr. Harry Wegeforth. In 1975, the Zoological Society of San Diego's Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species (CRES) was established.


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