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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:

Mammals

  • Colobus, Eastern Black & White
  • Duiker, Yellow-backed
  • Elephant, African
  • Fox, Fennec
  • Gazelle, Thompson's
  • Giraffe, Generic
  • Gorilla, Western Lowland
  • Hippopotamus, River
  • Hog, Red River
  • Hyena, Spotted
  • Impala
  • Jaguar
  • Kudu, Greater
  • Leopard, Snow
  • Lemur, Red Ruffed
  • Lemur, Ring-Tailed
  • Lion
  • Lynx, Canada
  • Macaque, Japanese
  • Mandrill
  • Mongoose, Dwarf
  • Monkey, Black-handed Spider
  • Monkey, Goeldi's
  • Moose
  • Orangutan, Bornean
  • Otter, North American River
  • Panda, Red (refulgens)
  • Porcupine, North American
  • Rhinoceros, Black
  • Sealion, California
  • Seal, Harbor
  • Serval
  • Siamang
  • Sloth, Hoffman's Two-toed
  • Tapir, Baird's
  • Tapir, Malayan
  • Tree Kangaroo, Matschie's
  • Tamarin, Cotton-top
  • Tamarin, Golden Lion
  • Tiger, Amur (Siberian)
  • Waterbuck, Common
  • Zebra, Plains

Birds

  • Hornbill, Red-billed
  • Hornbill, Rhinoceros
  • Hornbill, Southern Ground
  • Hwamei, Chinese
  • Ibis, Scarlet
  • Ibis, Waldrop's
  • Jay, Plush-crested
  • Kingfisher, Guam
  • Kookaburra, Laughing
  • Lapwing, Masked
  • Leiothrix, Red-billed
  • Mynah, Bali
  • Partridge, Crested Wood
  • Peafowl, Congo
  • Penguin, Gentoo
  • Penguin, Humboldt
  • Penguin, Southern Rock Hopper
  • Pigeon, Green Naped Pheasant
  • Pigeon, Nicobar
  • Pigeon, Victoria Crowned
  • Pitta, Hooded
  • Rhea, Greater
  • Screamer, Southern Crested
  • Starling, Golden-breasted
  • Stilt, Black-necked
  • Stork, Abdim's
  • Stork, Marabou
  • Sunbittern
  • Swan, Trumpeter
  • Tanager, Blue-gray
  • Tanager, Siver-beaked
  • Tanager, Turquoise
  • Teal, Madagascar
  • Teal, Marbeled
  • Tern, Inca
  • Thrush, Common Shama
  • Thrush, White-crested Laughing
  • Turaco, Violet
  • Vulture, Cinereous (Eurasian Black)
  • Weaver, White-headed Buffalo

Reptiles

  • Alligator, Chinese
  • Iguana, Grand Cayman Blue
  • Monitor, Black Tree
  • Rattlesnake, Eastern Massasauga
  • Skink, Prehensile-tailed
  • Turtle, Spotted
  • Turtle, Wood
  • Turtle, Roti Island Snake-necked

Fish

  • Cichlid, Lake Victorian (Degani)

 

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