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Save The Date - Safari Night

Spend an evening at Wildlife Learning Center for our biggest party of the year! All inclusive tickets are now on sale for our annual Safari Night Awards Dinner where guests will enjoy appetizers, dinner, open bar and dessert. There will be 5 animal interaction stations with photo opportunities, award presentation, live auction, live music, free valet parking and a wildlife presentation.

Your attendance supports WLC’s efforts to care for animals in need and to further educate the public in the life sciences and conservation. Join us for the wildest party in L.A. and help a great cause!

Tickets Now Available!

Tables range from $2500 – $5000. Individual seats are $250

Purchased tickets will be available at Will Call, the night of the event

Tara Strong
Tara Strong

Because of Tara’s generous contributions to Wildlife Learning Center and her advocacy for animal welfare, she is this year’s choice for our Advocate Spotlight of the Year Award. We honor Tara with this award in recognition of her generosity to Wildlife Learning Center and support of animal welfare and conservation education.


Tara Strong began her acting career at the age of thirteen in Toronto, Canada. She has an iconic voice over career including; “BUBBLES” in “THE POWER PUFF GIRLS,” “TIMMY TURNER” in “THE FAIRLY ODD PARENTS,” “DIL PICKLES” in “RUGRATS,” “RAVEN” in “TEEN TITANS,” and the current voice of “HARLEY QUINN.” She is Emmy nominated, a SHORTY AWARD winner and “TWILIGHT SPARKLE” in “MY LITTLE PONY.” She has over 300,000 twitter followers (@tarastrong) and has used her social media to raise several hundred thousand dollars for kids with cancer, animal rescue groups, and for her anti-bullying platform.

Kirsten Vangsness
Kirsten Vangness

Kirsten is a successful actress and writer who is best known for her role as FBI technical analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS series Criminal minds. Kirsten has been a generous friend and donor to WLC and awarded WLC’s 2016 Advocate Spotlight of the Year awardee, Pauley Perrette.

What Is Wildlife Learning Center?

Adopt An Animal


You’ll receive an authentic certificate of adoption and a 5×7 photo card with the animal’s picture and rescue story.

Amazon Smile


If you shop at Amazon, you can help the WLC with Smile!  Amazon Smile will donate 0.5% to WLC and it won’t cost you anything.

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Zeus The Blind Owl


Zeus was given a home at WLC in the summer of 2012.  Prior to living at WLC, Zeus was treated at a wildlife rehabilitation facility.

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Lola the Sloth


Lola’s popularity skyrocketed after appearing on the Ellen DeGeneres Show with Kristen Bell. Visit the WLC and visit Lola and Sid.

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Upcoming Events

  • Adult Class

    October 14, 2017
  • Safari Night Awards Dinner 2017

    October 14, 2017
  • Adult Class

    October 21, 2017


Wildlife Learning Center (WLC) is a zoological park nestled in an old olive grove in San Fernando Valley, California, where visitors can appreciate and learn about animals from around the world. WLC was founded to provide public education in the life sciences, conservation, and our environment. WLC is dedicated to providing life-long care to more than 100 displaced, rescued, and zoo-born wild animals from about 50 different species who call this shady, natural environment home.


To provide public education that inspires people to care for our wildlife, to care for our environment, to develop a deep interest in the life sciences, and to give loving care and sanctuary to animals in need.



Open 7 Days A Week
10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Children: $8 (15 and under)
Adults: $10
Teachers (with I.D.): $8
Veterans (with I.D.): $8
Seniors (65+): $8
Children 2 years & younger: Free


16027 Yarnell Street,
Sylmar, CA 91342
There is ample street parking on both sides.
Please park and walk through the entrance gate.

Animal Rescue


Learn more about some of the animals rescued by the Wildlife Learning Center.

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