Welcome to America's Teaching Zoo!

Jessica and Hudson   Explore the many pages of our web site using the links on the left.  These pages 
   should answer many of the questions you have about the Exotic Animal Training and
   Management Program at Moorpark College. Information about how to apply,
   frequently asked questions (FAQs), and an application are available online.

    Please feel free to send us an e-mail if you have specific questions,
     after reviewing our site.


    Jessica and Hudson, the  Beaver.

America's Teaching Zoo has a  FREE  i-phone app...!!!


America’sZoo  is now available in the iTunes App Store! 

Here’s the link:



Learn about the animals here at America's Teaching Zoo, see a map of the zoo, and much more..!

You can download this for your i-phone or other platform. 

Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad.  Requires iOS 5.0 or later.


Coming Events!




We hope to see your child again this summer.

We are Open Every Weekend..!!!Jenny and Lindsay

America's Teaching Zoo is open every weekend from 11am to 5pm.|

- Admission:
$8 for Adults,  $6 for Children & Seniors
(under 2 years old - free)

(We accept checks & cash - we are currently unable to process credit cards - sorry. )

                                                                                    Jenny and Lindsay, with CJ the Coyote.

We have animal shows at 12 noon and 2PM.  

We have animals and their handlers out on Zoo grounds throughout the day, for you to talk to, learn more about the specific animal,  take photos of and get up close and personal with. 
We also have interactive stations, with touchable items and activities for people to participate in, scattered throughout the zoo during our weekend open hours.

We are located on the Moorpark College campus - see directions to the zoo, for our exact location and driving directions.                                                                                           

Recent News

See Recent News for recent articles and news events about America's Teaching Zoo..

 Follow the course of the endangered Palos Verdes Blue Butterfly project at America's Teaching Zoo.

Are you a Graduate of the EATM Program...???

We have an online Newsletter for graduates that is e-mailed to you every month...  

Contact us via e-mail to get added to this listing...!!!

See what some of our Graduates are doing now...!!!    Photos of Graduates!  

New at the Zoo!
Singing Dogs

  • 1 new Badger
  • 1 new Raven
  • 1 new Coati
  • 1 new Opossum
  • 1 new Hedgehog
  • 1 new Orange Wing Amazon Parrot



                                                                                                Alisa and Stefanie, with the  Singing Dogs.

Come visit our new arrivals.
If you would like to adopt these, or any of our other animals - see our  "Adopt an Animal"  link.... 


Moorpark College is committed to providing an equal opportunity to students, employees, and the public, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or veteran status.  Please call (805) 378-1403 or see the catalog for more detail.