The San Antonio Zoo, renowned as one of the top zoos in the United States, boasts a diverse collection of 3,400 animals, encompassing more than 600 species. The zoo provides an authentic habitat with natural rock cliffs for their African savanna and bear species, and a tree-lined San Antonio River for one of the country's largest bird collections. Operated by the San Antonio Zoological Society, a non-profit organization, the zoo is deeply committed to wildlife conservation, using its expertise in animal care and education to inspire the community to protect animals and their habitats. The zoo, sprawled across more than 50 acres, houses over 750 species, some of which are endangered or extinct in the wild, and draws over a million visitors annually. It maintains prestigious accreditations from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Zoological Association of America, and is Humane Certified by American Humane, reflecting its dedication to animal welfare. The San Antonio Zoo operates year-round, providing visitors with ample opportunities to engage with and appreciate the vast world of wildlife.