Lions are unpredictable creatures, which is why you should never approach them in the wild or depend on them to babysit your pet gazelle. Have a brush with the animal kingdom with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $8 for admission for two (up to a $16 value)
- $16 for admission for four (up to a $32 value)<p>
The zoo is located in the Moorpark College campus and opens to visitors on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors can catch animal shows at noon and 2 p.m. and learn more about exotic creatures during animal demonstrations at 3:30 and 4 p.m. Children younger than 2 are admitted free.
America’s Teaching Zoo
Kiska the wolf was the first wild animal to roam the grounds at Moorpark College. She soon became part of the Exotic Animal Training and Management (EATM) Program. With the addition of landscaping and enclosures that mimic natural habitats, the program transformed into a 5-acre zoo with primates, coyotes, emus, and an African lioness. The zoo currently houses almost 135 animals and caters to students in the EATM. In addition to class work, they visit the zoo daily, learning how to train and care for exotic animals. Patrons can witness these interactions with the animals at the shows or during the animal demonstrations where student trainers present animals performing behaviors they have trained.