Check out these free virtual zoo tours and animal web cams!
Panda Cams! Through Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Panda Cams, you can watch giant panda Tian Tian and Mei Xiang chomp on bamboo and tumble in the grass. Other animal cams include the Lion Cam, Elephant Cam, Black-footed Ferret Cam, and Naked Mole-rat Cam. Check out the Animal Cam bingo cards and activities, which encourage students to look closely and think deeply about animal behavior and habitats.
The website for the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden includes dozens of Home Safari videos featuring the zoo’s animals. Be sure to check out the home activities for kids and families.
The San Diego Zoo has live broadcasts through 10 webcams for you to watch animals, including koalas, penguins, and tigers.
Monterey Bay Aquarium has live webcams for sea otters, jellyfish, penguins, sharks, and more.
Watch live stream web cams of creatures throughout the aquarium, including the Beluga whale, California sea lion, sea otters, piranhas, and more.
Ready to get wet? By now you’ve probably seen the adorable videos of penguins exploring empty aquariums as zookeepers take them around the “visit” the other animals. You’ll enjoy the digital programs offered by the New England Aquarium in Boston. You can see their virtual visit videos on their website, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, or check out their live stream web cams of their giant ocean tank and penguin colony. You can also find a wealth of educational activities to try at home. These are perfect for families with kids or people who are just kids at heart.
The zoo’s Interactive Animal Guide is an excellent place to start exploring the animals.
Check out all of the zoo’s fascinating animals at https://www.oregonzoo.org/discover/animals!
- The Brookfield Zoo
- Cheyenne Zoo Colorado
- Cleveland Zoo
- The Indianapolis Zoo
- Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City