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Home to more than 3,500 rare and endangered animals, the San Diego Zoo is a world-famous conservation organization where visitors can view and get up-close and personal with exotic species. Check the website for a complete list of activities and events. Highlights include Early Morning With Pandas, in which visitors can see Xiao Liwu, Bai Yun, and Gao Gao before the zoo opens. You can also go behind the scenes on a private tour for visits with some of the zoo's famous felines, or make your kids' dreams come true during a sleepover at the zoo.