• exotic
  • Dr. Harry M. Wegeforth, a San Diego physician, founded the Zoological Society of San Diego in 1916 with the intention of starting a zoo in the city's Balboa Park area using abandoned exotic animal exhibitions from the Isthmus portion of the 1915-16 Panama-California Exposition. (wikipedia.org)
  • lion
  • A Woodland Park Zoo lion cub hangs out in the lion enclosure. (seattlepi.com)
  • By his own account, Harry Wegeforth was inspired to start a zoo after hearing the roar of a lion from one of the Exposition's exhibits: On September 16, 1916, as I was returning to my office after performing an operation at the St. Joseph Hospital, I drove down Sixth Avenue and heard the roaring of the lions in the cages at the Exposition then being held in Balboa Park. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • Apes, primates, monkeys whatever name you call them these beautiful dangerous animals are some of the most dangerous animals in the wild. (blogspot.com)
  • The organization changed its name to San Diego Zoo Global in 2010 as part of a rebranding that also saw the Wild Animal Park renamed the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and CRES renamed the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. (wikipedia.org)