Exploring the Oakland Zoo is fun and educational. Learn about animals that live in particular regions or visit the African Savannah, which is a focal point of the Zoo. The Rain Forest is a naturalistic forest with animals of various species including tigers. The Children’s Zoo is a four acre exhibit, located within the Oakland Zoo, and is part children's museum and playground. Designed to be a fanciful world of discovery, the Children's Zoo encourages children to learn through exploration and play.