San Francisco Zoo

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Nestled against the Pacific Ocean, the San Francisco Zoo is an urban oasis. It is home to nearly 700 exotic, endangered and rescued animals from all over the world and lovely peaceful gardens full of native and foreign plants. The mission of the San Francisco Zoo is to connect its visitors with wildlife, inspire caring for nature and advance conservation action.

History

The earliest "zoo" in San Francisco dates back to the Gold Rush days in 1856. It was located in a basement at Clay and Leidesdorff Streets. The "zoo" consisted of grizzly bears captured by the famed hunter ...

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