Being good ambassadors of wildlife is not only providing animals with excellent care but also calls for caring for them in the wild. The Zoo supports many conservation initiatives around the world, but focuses on 6 key animals – We call these OUR BIG SIX.
These six species are where we focus the majority of our support each year. Check out the links below to learn more.
|OUR BIG SIX||Projects||Location|
|1.African Elephant||International Elephant Foundation||Kenya|
|2.African Lion||Niassa Lion Project
|3.Boreal Toad||Boreal Toad Conservation
|4.Orangutan||Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Project||Malaysia|
|5.Polar Bear||Maternal Den Study on North Slope||Alaska|
|Polar Bear International||Arctic|
|6.Radiated Tortoise||Soccer for Sokake||Madagascar|
In addition to OUR BIG SIX, the Zoo is involved with many other Conservation Projects