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Voted "One of the top 100 things to do with kids before they grow up". While smaller than your typical zoo, kids are entranced by close-up interactions with the animals, their habitats, and behaviors. Located on the Moorpark College campus on 5...more
This is a nice zoo to bring the kids to as the students are great at educating and answering questions for the kids. This is a teaching zoo and really nice to see how the college is providing animal behavior training, training how to interact...More
We are fortunate to see and experience up close how our educational system is working to teach both the students and the visitors. I appreciate how the students of the teaching zoo are taking care of the animals and educating the common citizen about their...More
As a close neighbor to this quaint little zoo, I recommend a visit for the entire family. The animals are well cared for, and the best part about it is that students at the college are doing the maintaining. By supporting this venue we are...More
Just wandering through the zoo, many of the animals were inside their habitats, possibly due to warm weather. The wires on the cages are closely spaced, so somewhat difficult to see the animals and certainly hard to take pictures of them. Our 'Behind the Scenes'...More
Admission price is cheap. I recommend spending more for the behind the scenes tour. You see more animals, see where and how the food is prepared and have a knowledgable student tour guide to give you the tour. Place is laid out, easy to follow....More
Our son and his wife wanted to take their 3 -year-old here for a weekend (Sunday afternoon) jaunt, and my wife & I said "Sure!" we'd come along. The zoo as a "ZOO" is not all that impressive, but, after all, it's the college's "teaching...More
We went to the teaching zoo as part of a birthday celebration four our god children. It was really well-organized and fun. The students running the show were great, informative and interesting. The kids loved it! There was an area set up with tables for...More
Don't come here expecting a traditional commercial zoo. It is a training facility and facilities and enclosures are fairly basic which can add to the appeal though some of the animals could do with larger enclosures. In saying that you get the impression the young...More
The Student at this Teaching Zoo, are just big kids having fun.
here a place that you can go on your lunch time, with your family, with your classmates from school for a field trip. There are so many different types of Animals here. This...More
My wife's cousin lived down the street from this amazing zoo when my kids were young and we went on average twice a year for a many years. It has only gotten better over time. It is a deeply cool animal experience. This is a...More