zooThe 90-acre Saint Louis Zoo has been named America’s #1 zoo (Zagat Survey’s U.S. Family Travel Guide with Parenting magazine). With more than 11,400 exotic animals, many of them rare and endangered, the Zoo’s collection represents the major continents and habitats of the world. The Zoo is also a leader in natural exhibits and an active participant in wildlife conservation. The zoo has extended hours during the summer (8 am to 7 pm daily).