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.

Latest news

Over the last few months many innovations and renovations have taken place in the Zoological Garden. Below are several of the projects with which we are currently engaged.

Jacob Zlait has recently retired after working diligently and devotedly in the Zoological Garden for many years. In celebration of his retirement the Zoological Garden staff took a trip to Jerusalem, which included a tour of the Gazelle Valley and a visit to the Jerusalem bird observatory.

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