Polar bear standing in front of rock wall.

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#WereHereTogether

Next time you're in an online meeting via Zoom, why not have some of our most beloved animals looking over your shoulder? These are offered as part of San Diego Zoo Global's We’re Here Together campaign.

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"The Spice Girls" Ostriches

This flock of female ostriches at the Safari Park are affectionately known as The Spice Girls. 

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African Chichlid

These big beauties can be seen swimming among our hippos, and in a pool in Africa Rocks. Check out cichlids here.

AFRICA

African Elephants

San Diego Zoo Global works with partners in Africa to help save wild elephants. 

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Baby Elephants

Kaia and Zuli were born at the Safari Park a little over a month apart. See them on the Safari Park's Elephant Cam.

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Baby Hippo Amahle

Baby Amahle is growing up fast in the Zoo's Lost Forest habitat. Learn more about her in ZOONOOZ.

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Baby Hippo with Mom

Baby Amahle is exploring her Lost Forest home with her attentive mother Funani. Learn more about her in ZOONOOZ.

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Broad-shelled snake-neck turtle

These turtles can be seen in Discovery Outpost at the Zoo. Learn why they're called 'snake-neck' turtles here.

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Burrowing Owl

These endangered birds can be seen at the Safari Park's Condor Ridge, or in an off-exhibit breeding area on the Burrowing Owl Cams.

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California Condor

You can see California condors at the Safari Park's Condor Ridge, or at an off-exhibit breeding facility via Condor Cam.

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Coati

These distant relatives of raccoons are at both the Zoo and Safari Park. Learn more about them.

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Dead leaf mantis

Sometimes, the best camouflage is to look like nothing special. Enjoy a video about this insect.

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Dik-dik

This little antelope can be seen at the Kopje area in the Zoo's Africa Rocks habitat.

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Fiji iguana

 Rarely seen on the ground, Fiji iguanas have long toes with sharp claws and long tails for balance in the treetops. You can see them at the Reptile House at the Zoo and discover how we're helping to save them, here.

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Giraffe Calves

Two male giraffe calves were introduced to the herd in June 2019. Read their story.

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Giraffe Herd

Our giraffe herd lives with other species from their native habitat at the Safari Park. Watch them on Giraffe Cam.

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Giraffe with Cape Buffalo

Giraffes, Cape buffalo, and more live in the East Africa multi-species habitat at the Safari Park. Watch them on Giraffe Cam.

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Giraffes on the savanna

You can help our scientists learn more about giraffes in their native habitat by counting and identifying them at Wildwatch Kenya.

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Golden poison frog

Look for poison frogs like this one along Reptile Walk at the Zoo. Find out more about poison frogs.

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Green tree monitor

You can see these large lizards in Discovery Outpost at the Zoo. Learn more about monitor lizards.

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Hamadryas Baboons

These monkeys are almost always on the move in their home at the Zoo's Africa Rocks habitat. Watch them on Baboon Cam.

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Koala

The San Diego Zoo has the largest colony of koalas outside of Australia. Watch them in the Zoo's Outback habitat on Koala Cam.

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Koi

Colorful koi can be found in the Terrace Lagoon at the Zoo. Dive into their history and lifestyle here.

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Leopard shark

You can find sleek leopard sharks sharing a watery habitat with African penguins in Africa Rocks at the Zoo. Read more about them here.

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Lord Howe Island Stick insect

Long thought extinct, this insect is in the midst of a come-back story. Find out how we're helping.

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Monarch butterfly

Famous for its epic migration, a monarch butterfly is always a welcome sight. Find out more about butterflies.

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Platypus

The only platypuses you can see outside Australia are at the Safari Park's Walkabout Australia habitat. Learn why they're here.

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Polar Bears

Polar bears are great swimmers! Watch them on the Zoo's Polar Cam.

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Praying Mantis

Bring the famous and fascinating praying mantis to your next Zoom session! And catch some facts about them here.

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Quino checkerspot butterfly

Quino checkerspot butterflies are endangered, but we're working with partners to save them. Find out how.

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Red-bellied short neck turtle

Look for this turtle swimming or sun-basking at the Zoo. Uncover fun facts about turtles, here.

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Ring-tailed Lemurs

You can get a close-up view of these Madagascar natives in the Safari Park's Lemur Walk. Learn more about these small primates.

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Ring-tailed Lemurs

These natives of Madagascar live in the Zoo's Africa Rocks habitat. Learn about the latest arrivals from one of their care specialists in ZOONOOZ.

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Southern White Rhinos

These southern white rhinos live in the Safari Park's East Africa field habitat. You might get a glimpse of them on the Giraffe Cam.

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