The Chapultepec Zoo is the zoo located in Mexico City. Popular among Mexicans in the city, the rest of the Republic and even among foreigners, it is considered one of the most visited in the world.
This is an institution involved in issues of conservation and reproduction of animal species of the Mexican territory such as the volcano rabbit, Mexican wolf, ocelot, giant panda, masked bear, bighorn sheep and Xochimilco axolotl.
In this way its main objectives are recreation, education, research and conservation.
Among the animals housed in the Chapultepec Zoo you can find native species such as the volcano rabbit, zacatuche or teporingo, Mexican wolf, howler monkey, ocelot, jaguar, river otter, mountain parrot, ocellated turkey, Xochimilco axolotl and red-kneed tarantula. And also exotic species such as the giant panda, red panda, lowland gorilla, Asian elephant, Grevy's zebra, mask bear, Humboldt penguin, stone forelock, Andean condor, and Bornean argus pheasant.
In addition to having the project of opening an educational area with a library, exhibition center and auditorium, the Chapultepec Zoo has facilities with a new hospital and research laboratories.