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ENDANGERED SPECIES SURVIVAL PLANS

We participate in Species Survival Plans (SSP) of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums that joins groups of scientists and collaborating experts to develop breeding plans and to help protect the genetic variation of species. These plans improve the survival of endangered species in our collection and in the wild. We also participate in collaborative programs with other countries to assist endangered species wildlife conversation.

The following Milwaukee County Zoo species are included in SSP:

  • Chinese Alligator
  • Piceata (LV Cichlid)
  • Rock Iguana
  • Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake
  • Two Stripe White Lip (LV Cichlid)
  • Ishmaeli (LV Cichlid)
  • Melanopterus (LV Cichlid)
  • Degeni (LV Cichlid)
  • Perrieri (LV Cichlid)
  • Argens (LV Cichlid)
  • Mandrill
  • Polar Bear
  • Bonobo
  • Black-Footed Cat
  • Angolan Colobus
  • Mongoose Lemur
  • Fennec Fox
  • Siamang
  • Western Gorilla
  • DeBrazza's Monkey
  • Ring-Tailed Lemur
  • Red Ruffed Lemur
  • Lion-Tailed Macaque
  • Callimico
  • Robust Black Spider Monkey
  • Sumatran Orangutan
  • Cotton-Top Tamarin
  • Golden Lion Tamarin
  • Golden-Headed Lion Tamarin
  • Lar (White-Handed) Gibbon
  • White-Cheeked Gibbon
  • Bornean Orangutan
  • Central American Spider Monkey
  • Black and White Ruffed Lemur
  • Guereza Colobus
  • Patas Monkey
  • Japanese Macaque
  • Humboldt Penguin
  • King Vulture
  • Rhinoceros Hornbill
  • Micronesian Kingfisher
  • Bali Mynah
  • Guam Rail
  • Common and Cape Eland
  • Reticulated and Rothschild Giraffe
  • Spotted Hyena
  • Red Kangaroo
  • Greater Kudu
  • California Sea Lion
  • Harbor Seal
  • Warthog
  • Plains Zebra
  • Eastern Bongo
  • Cheetah
  • Elephant
  • Hippopotamus
  • Jaguar
  • Snow Leopard
  • Lion
  • Red Panda
  • Eastern Black Rhinoceros
  • Amur Tiger
  • Matschie's Tree Kangaroo