Chapultepec Zoo

On July 6, 1923, by initiative of the misionary and pioneer of Mexican Biology, Alfonso L. Herrera, the first stone of the Chapultepec Zoo was placed. It receives more than 5 million visitors a year and is home to more than 2050 animals of 250 different species. Between 1992 & 1994 the zoo was ecologically restructured [read more]

Giant Pandas in Mexico

Chapultepec Zoo has 2 giant pandas:
Shuan Shuan & Xin Xin

Shuan Shuan was born on June 15, 1987 &
Xin Xin on July 1, 1990.
They were born at the Chapultepec Zoo and are the only 2 pandas not owned by China.[read more]

Visit Chapultepec Zoo

Chapultepec Zoo
Paseo de La Reforma
06068 Ciudad de Mexico

Opening Hours / Admission / Online Tickets
Zoo Map / Transportation / Zoo Info

Panda History

Pe Pe (male) & Ying Ying (female) arrived on September 10, 1975. They had 7 cubs. He died on July 20, 1988. She died on January 29, 1989.

Xen Li (1980), Tohui (1981-1993), Liang Liang (1983-1999), Xiu Hua (1985-2013) and her twin brother (1985) & Ping Ping (1987) were born in Mexico.

Chia Chia was loaned from London Zoo (1988-1991), Ling Ling from Ueno Zoo (2001, 2002, 2003). [read more]