Zoo Highlights


Dedication of Resources

The Fort Worth Zoo dedicates staff time, resources and financial support to projects locally and around the world. In 2012, the Zoo spent $8.4 million toward education, conservation and animal care, including work on behalf of the following:

  • Amphibians
  • Big cats
  • Birds
  • Bongos
  • Bonobos
  • Elephants
  • Iguanas
  • Lizards
  • Rhinoceroses
  • Turtles and Tortoises

Fort Worth Zoo staff coordinates or supports conservation projects in more than 30 countries around the world. The Zoo is committed to ongoing efforts help conserve the world’s diversity. In 2012, Fort Worth Zoo staff worked in the following:

  • Bahamas
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Burma
  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Jamaica
  • Madagascar
  • Puerto Rico
  • Texas
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • U.S. Virgin Islands

Fort Worth Zoo Conservation Partnerships:

Arthur A. Seeligson Jr. Conservation Fund
• Caribbean Wildlife Alliance
International Bongo Foundation
International Elephant Foundation
International Iguana Foundation
International Rhino Foundation
Turtle Survival Alliance

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