Baby pygmy hippopotamus at Pittsburgh Zoo

The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium is one of only six major zoo and aquarium combinations in the United States. Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Highland Park, the zoo sits on 77 acres of park land where it exhibits more than 4,000 animals representing 475 species, including 20 threatened or endangered species.
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States (in Highland Park)
  • Date opened: June 14, 1898
  • Land area: 77 acres (31 ha)
  • No. of animals: Over 4,000
  • No. of species: 475
  • Annual visitors: 1+ million
  • Major exhibits: Forest Passage, African Savanna, Tropical Forest, The Islands, Jungle Odyssey, Aquarium, Water's Edge, Kid's Kingdom
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