Live Webcams

Immersive animal experiences designed to bring you closer to nature.

Find out what the animals are doing when no one’s watching!

Check out the Santa Barbara Zoo’s Amur leopard and California condor live cams hosted by Zoolife, and bring the wonder of wild animals into your home! When you sign up for Zoolife, 80% of your purchase funds animal care and conservation at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

Other features:

  • Meet dozens of remarkable animals from around the globe.
  • Observe animals up close with live audience-guided cameras.
  • Join live weekly keeper talks and interactive Q&As with the animal experts.

Humboldt Penguin Cam

Remember Monty, the Humboldt penguin, who became famous for his adventures around Santa Barbara Zoo as he visited his animal friends? He’s now live on Zoolife, and so is the rest of the penguin colony. With their adorable faces and occasional sassiness, watching these penguins will surely be a treat.

Watch them bask in the sun, swim in the water, and even observe preening behavior by zooming in up close!

LEARN MORE

Amur Leopard Cam

Marta the female Amur leopard cub was born in August of 2021 and is the first Amur cub born at the Zoo in 20 years. This birth is very important in terms of conservation as Amur leopards are the most endangered big cats on the planet, period.

Watch Marta, her mother Ajax, or Marta’s dad (and Ajax’s partner) Kasha live on camera at the beautiful Santa Barbara Zoo.

LEARN MORE

California Condor Cam

Peek into the lives of these very cool vultures, the majestic California condors. Four of these big birds call the Santa Barbara Zoo home, and you may see both juveniles and adults in the same space. The juveniles still have black feathers on their heads, while the adults drop their feathers and just flaunt pinkish-yellowish-orange skin on their heads. The Zoo participates in the Condor Recovery efforts and houses different birds at different times according to their welfare needs.

Watch the condors live on camera at the beautiful Santa Barbara Zoo.

LEARN MORE