About Us

About Us

Mission

The mission of the Fort Worth Zoo is to strengthen the bond between humans and the environment by promoting responsible stewardship of wildlife and ensuring diverse, high-quality educational and entertaining family experiences through effective and efficient management of its resources.


The foundation of this mission statement is based on three cornerstone principles:

Conservation
A commitment to affect positive change through the facilitation of conservation and sound scientific research.
Education
A commitment to provide factual information to nurture an appreciation of and respect for wildlife and the environment.
Entertainment
A commitment to excellence and to always exceed our guests’ expectations.