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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Photo: Ron Elazari-Volcani

Our female common chameleon had a visitor: a male chameleon that had probably arrived by following the her sex pheromones.

Spadefoot toad, photo: Oz Rittner

For the first time in ten years our Syrian spadefoot toads have laid eggs, and some of the eggs have already hatched. 

The Garden is open for visiting groups. Visits must be coordinated in advance via Nature Campus

Virtual tour in the Zoological Garden through Google street view

Projects and plans for future development