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Our latest teacher resources and activities guide.

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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Explorer

Ages 3 to 17 — Wild about animals? Membership includes a year’s unlimited admission to the Zoo and Safari Park...and more fun perks!

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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Explorers

Connecting young explorers to wildlife

It’s never too early to foster a love for animals and their habitats. Through animal stories, videos, crafts and activities, conservation projects, games, and more, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Explorers website piques children’s interest in feathered, furred, and finned friends, as well as those with scales and antennae! From meeting Zoo and Safari Park residents to reading about efforts to save habitats and the animals that call them home, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Explorers is your connection.

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Your educational resource

Parents, teachers, sitters, homeschoolers, and anyone with a young wildlife fan in their lives can find resources for nurturing kids’ interest in animals and guiding their conservation-oriented activities. From curriculum for grade-appropriate projects and details about wildlife sleepovers and Zoo and Park camps to tips for exploring the outdoors, the information is here!

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A name you can trust

With 107 years (and counting!) of wildlife expertise behind it, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is a world leader in conservation. Our researchers, wildlife care specialists, scientists, and other staff are dedicated professionals who strive to share the latest and most accurate information regarding wildlife and habitats.