The Zoological Research Garden at Tel Aviv University constitutes a unique and leading scientific research center in Israel. It maintains the largest collection in the world of local animals: about 40 species of mammals, 100 species of birds, and 80 species of reptiles and amphibians.

Many nature conservation projects are carried out in the Zoological Garden.

Educational activities aimed at disseminating scientific knowledge to the general public are carried out by Nature Campus.

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A new course  -  Research, nature conservation and education in zoos - seeks to expose the students to various aspects of the world of zoo animals and to inculcate in them a comprehension of the crucial importance of zoos – to nature, to science, and to human beings in general.

If you have happened to look recently at the water birds' yard you might have wondered about the purpose of the new apparatus. It's very simple – it's a feeding apparatus for birds! 

The Garden is open for visiting groups. Visits must be coordinated in advance via The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History

Virtual tour in the Zoological Garden through Google street view

Projects and plans for future development