Chapultepec Zoo

Local nameZoológico de Chapultepec
LocationMiguel Hidalgo, Mexico City

Chapultepec Zoo is a zoo located in Chapultepec Park; it is one of four zoos near Mexico City, and the best known Mexican zoo. It was founded July 6, 1923 by Mexican biologist Alfonso Luis Herrera using donations from private citizens and governmental funds from the Ministry of Agriculture and Development, and also with funds from the Society of Biological Studies.

The zoo houses almost 2000 animals from more than 200 species. The zoo is known for its success in breeding programs of threatened species, including: giant pandas, California condors and Mexican wolves.

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Opening hours

Tue - Sun: 9 am - 4:30 pm


Admission is free.

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +52 55 5553 6263

Address Calle Chivatito s/n 1ª sección del Bosque de Chapultepec, 11850 Mexico City, Mexico

Coordinates 19°25'22.882" N -99°11'22.527" E

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