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Fort Worth Zoo celebrates endangered Grand Cayman iguana hatchings

This is a first for us! We’re incredibly proud to announce the hatching of two Grand Cayman iguanas here at the Fort Worth Zoo! This iguana is an endangered species and around 20 years ago, less than 10 individuals remained in the wild. Thanks to managed breeding and conservation programs, that number has climbed to over 700, however feral cats and dogs are still major threats to the species’ survival. The two hatchlings are growing in a behind-the-scenes area of the Zoo... Read More

Conservation Partnerships

Conservation Partners Fundamental to the Fort Worth Zoo’s success is the staff that works tirelessly at home and around the globe, keeping the organization’s commitment to conservation a top priority. The Fort Worth Zoo supports projects in more than 30 countries around the world and promotes conservation efforts for a variety of species ranging from elephants to toads. Since 1993, Zoo staff has been instrumental in the development of numerous nonprofits dedicated to species... Read More
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