About Us
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About Us

Mission and Goals of the Fort Worth Zoo

Lizard exhibit at the Fort Worth Zoo 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 Zoo strives to achieve these goals through three cornerstone principles:


A commitment to affect positive change through the facilitation of conservation and sound scientific research.


A commitment to provide factual information to nurture an appreciation of and respect for wildlife and the environment.


A commitment to excellence and to always exceed our guests’ expectations on Zoo grounds.